Crimestoppers: Suspect Wanted in Criminal Sexual Conduct Investigation


Suspect: Charles Lamb SC Sex Offender Registry Photograph taken 2/8/17

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

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, and click the red “Submit a tip” tab