Deputies arrest man accused in attempted sexual assault in Oconee Co.

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Nathan Ashley Neal (Source: Oconee County Sheriff’s Office)

OCONEE, S.C. (WSPA) – Deputies say a man wanted in connection with an attempted sexual assault in Oconee County has been taken into custody.

According to the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office, 30-year-old Nathan Ashley Neal was arrested shortly after 8:00pm Friday after being spotted in the area of Lawrence Bridge Road and Old Clemson Highway.

The sheriff’s office said a woman reported that Neal assaulted her and attempted to rape her early Friday morning at the Days Inn on North Radio Station Road near Seneca.

Neal is charged with Assault with Intent to Commit Criminal Sexual Conduct – Third Degree.

Neal is being held in the Oconee County Detention Center.

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