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Police seek sexual assault suspect

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Ruben Nieto-Banda (Source: Beaufort Co. Sheriff's Office) Ruben Nieto-Banda (Source: Beaufort Co. Sheriff's Office)

The Beaufort County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in finding a suspect wanted for the sexual assault of a child.

Investigators are looking for Ruben Nieto-Banda, 30, who is wanted on one count of criminal sexual conduct with a minor. Banda did not show up for a pre-arranged meeting to which he agreed to turn himself in. He has not been seen or heard from since Wednesday night.

Banda is wanted for the assault of a 7-year-old female that took place on Jan. 5 at a home in the Baywood subdivision in Bluffton.

Banda is a Hispanic male with black hair, approximately 5'10", 240 lbs. His last known address is 84 Baywood Dr. in Bluffton and he is not known to drive any vehicles.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Sgt. L. Albertin at 843.255.3413 or Crimestoppers at 1.888.CRIME.SC.

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