UPDATE- Columbia Police look for suspect in sexual assault of woman in doctor’s office restroom

UPDATE: Sexual assault suspect Charles Lamb is now in CPD custody. Investigators said he was being interviewed.

Columbia Police Investigators are searching for a registered sex offender who is accused of sexually assaulting a female.

Charles Lamb. (CPD Photo)

Officers have outstanding arrest warrants for Charles Lamb, 46. 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 Friday 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 Registryhttp://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 www.midlandscrimestoppers.com, and click the red “Submit a tip” tab