Galivants Ferry man arrested for Criminal Sexual Conduct with a Minor

Horry County police arrested Benjamin Leroy Cook, 26, of Gallivants Ferry for Criminal Sexual Conduct with a Minor under the age of 11.

Police met with the six-year-old victim's mother at Conway Medical Center's emergency room. She told police she was giving her daughter a bath when she noticed her daughter started acting strange, according to the police report. She told her mom she was sleeping in bed at a family friends house, when she woke up to Cook taking off her pants and touching her private area with his private area, the report says.

The report says the act happened about two months ago.

The victims told her mom she was afraid to tell anyone, according to the report.

Cook was booked into J. Reuben Long Detention Center Tuesday morning.

No bail has been set.