A Columbia man is accused of inappropriately touching a 12-year-old girl and asking her to perform a sex act on him in 2013.
The girl recently reported the crime to her family and police.
Eric Charles Johnson, 43, was arrested and charged Friday in connection with the accusations. He is charged with kidnapping and sexual conduct with a minor.
Johnson knows the victim and her family, Columbia police say.
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Johnson is accused of asking the victim to perform a sex act on him and not allowing her to leave a bedroom, according to police. The child managed to get away from Johnson and find safety, police say.