Man accused of sexually abusing child at N. Charleston church due in court

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NORTH CHARLESTON, SC (WCBD) – The man accused of sexually assaulting a child at a North Charleston church is facing five charges of first-degree sexual exploitation of a minor.

Jacop Hazlett is facing five charges of first-degree sexual exploitation of a minor.

He was arrested back in November of 2018 after he was caught on camera sexually abusing a 3-year-old in the bathroom of New Spring Church.

According to court documents, Hazlett confessed to taking sexually explicit pictures and videos in the child care area of the North Charleston church.

Police say they found images of at least five victims on his cell phone.

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