Nathan Ashley Neal
(Walhalla, SC)-----------------------------------The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help today in locating a Seneca man wanted on a sex crime charge.
An investigation into an attempted sexual assault at the Days Inn location on N. Radio Station Road near Seneca earlier this morning has led to a charge of Assault with Intent to Commit Criminal Sexual Conduct – Third Degree against 30 year old Nathan Ashley Neal of Seneca.
A deputy from the Uniform Patrol Division was dispatched around 2:43am today to the hotel location and spoke to an adult female who told the deputy that Neal had assaulted her and attempted to rape her.
Paramedics were called to the scene to check on the victim. Based upon evidence that was gathered during the investigation, the deputy was able to obtain the arrest warrant against Neal.
If you have any information regarding the whereabouts of 30 year old Nathan Ashley Neal, you are asked to contact the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office at 864-638-4111. You can also contact Crimestoppers, where you can remain anonymous, at 1-888-CRIME-SC. You can also provide a tip for Crimestoppers online at the following link: http://www.oconeesccrimestoppers.com/sitemenu.aspx?ID=583&
You don’t have to give your name when you contact Crimestoppers and all information provided is confidential. If your information leads to an arrest in this case, you could be eligible for a cash reward.
The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office is continuing its investigation, and in order to preserve the integrity of the investigation, and that of the victim, the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office will not be releasing any information that could in any way identify the victim in this case.