BLUFFTON, SC (WTOC) - A Bluffton man is wanted in connection with having inappropriate contact with an 11-year-old girl.
Beaufort County Sheriff's Office investigators are looking for Joel Chirinos-Zepeda, 33, who is wanted on an outstanding warrant for committing a lewd act upon a child under 16.
Chirinos' charge stems from a Nov. 25 incident. He's accused of going to a family's friend's home and having inappropriate contact with a girl while her parents were away, according to the sheriff's office.
Chirinos is about 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs 175 lbs.
His last known address is 115 Haigler Blvd, #507 in Bluffton. The sheriff's office believes he may have fled the area after finding out about the warrant for his arrest.
Those with information regarding Chirinos-Zepeda's whereabouts should contact either Investigator Cpl. J. Garcia at 843.255.3412 or the Beaufort County Dispatch Center at 843.524.2777.