Columbia Police Investigators are searching for a registered sex offender who is accused of sexually assaulting an elderly female.
Officers have outstanding arrest warrants for Charles Lamb (DOB: 2-3-1971). Once located, he will be charged with Criminal Sexual Conduct – First Degree, Kidnapping, Strong Armed Robbery and Trespassing.
Lamb is accused of sexually assaulting the victim inside of a restroom stall at 9 Richland Medical Park Drive yesterday afternoon. Lamb is also accused of trying to steal money from her purse.
The crime was interrupted when a witness walked into the restroom, causing Lamb to run away from the scene.
The victim suffered from head injuries during a struggle and was medically treated at the scene.
For information regarding Lamb’s previous offenses, visit the South Carolina Public Sex Offender Registry http://scor.sled.sc.gov/ConditionsOfUse.Aspx
If citizens have information about the case, they are encouraged to call, text or submit online, their anonymous tip to Crimestoppers:
- CALL toll-free, 1-888-CRIME-SC
- TEXT to CRIMES (274637), and mark the beginning of the message with “TIPSC,” followed by the tip information
- LOG onto midlandscrimestoppers.com, and click the red “Submit a tip” tab