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Man arrested on child sexual assault charges

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Ruben Nieto-Banda (Source: Beaufort Co. Sheriff's Office) Ruben Nieto-Banda (Source: Beaufort Co. Sheriff's Office)
HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC (WTOC) -

A Bluffton man was arrested Friday morning on Hilton Head Island in connection with the sexual assault of a child.

Ruben Nieto-Banda, 30, turned himself in to investigators on Friday morning, according to the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office. Banda was wanted on one count of criminal sexual conduct with a minor in connection with an assault of 7-year-old girl that occurred on Jan. 5 at a Baywood home.

Banda is accused of inappropriately touching the girl while she was at the home visiting a friend. The incident was reported the next day upon her disclosure to family members.

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