Man accused of multiple child sex crimes in Spartanburg Co.

News
Phillip Knighton WEB_1559658747937.jpg.jpg

SPARTANBURG COUNTY, SC (WSPA) – Spartanburg County Sheriff’s Office officials said a man was arrested on multiple charges related to child sex crimes.

According to a sheriff’s office report, Phillip Richard Knighton, 49, of Woodruff, was arrested and charged with two counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct with a minor and one count of third-degree criminal sexual conduct with a minor.

The affidavit accuses Knighton of engaging in sexual battery, as well as a lewd act involving a minor between Jan. 1, 2012 and April 11, 2015 in Spartanburg County.

Copyright 2019 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Trending Stories

Win HVAC
Things to Do
Color Your Weather
Pro Football Challenge
wspa news app free for download choose your store below
download the wspa news app from the apple app store
download the wspa news app from the google play store