Man faces sexual assault charges months later in Spartanburg

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SPARTANBURG, S.C. (WSPA) – A man was charged with first degree criminal sexual conduct Tuesday afternoon. This comes months after police released a sketch of the suspect.

We previously reported that Spartanburg Police were investigating a sexual assault that took place near Priscilla Rumley Park on Sept. 20.

On Tuesday, Spartanburg Police Department signed arrests warrant on Ronny Shawnqual Leggett, 31, of Spartanburg.

Leggett was charged with first degree criminal sexual conduct, first degree assault and battery and kidnapping.

According to arrest warrants, Leggett did engage in sexual battery with the victim, strangled her with his hands and kidnapped her.

According to the Spartanburg County Detention Center’s website, Leggett was booked on Oct. 14 for general session court bench warrant, driving under session 2nd degree and failure to stop for a blue light.

Leggett is currently in the Spartanburg County Detention Center on those charges.

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