Lowcountry church volunteer charged with sexually assaulting child

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NORTH CHARLESTON, SC (WCBD) – A local church volunteer is accused of sexually assaulting a 3-year-old.

The incident allegedly happened Sunday at the Newspring Church off Ashley Phosphate Road.

We are told the suspect, 28-year-old Jacop Hazlett, is charged with a lewd act on a minor.

He is currently being held at the Dorchester County Jail.

The church tells Count on 2 Hazlett cleared an extensive screening process before he was allowed to volunteer.

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