Search is on for downtown Charleston assault suspect

DOWNTOWN CHARLESTON, SC -- Authorities are searching for the man who assaulted a woman in downtown Charleston.

Charleston City Police say on Monday, November 2 at approximately 2:30pm, a man assaulted a female by grabbing her buttocks twice and making lewd comments.

The suspect is described as a Hispanic male, with curly dark hair, and a beard.  At the time of the incident, he was wearing a white button up shirt with a blue "boat pattern" on it and light blue shorts.

We're told the suspect told the victim his name was Alejandro.

Information you have any information, contact the Charleston County Consolidated Dispatch at 843-743-7200 and ask for the on-call Charleston City Police detective.

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