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Sanford police charge man with several sex-related crimes against two children

Posted September 23, 2020 5:13 p.m. EDT

Ryan Mathew Holloway-Gunter (Sanford Police photo)

— Sanford police have arrested and charged a man with several sex-related crimes against two children.

Police said Ryan Mathew Holloway-Gunter, 27, of Cameron, was arrested on Wednesday. He's charged with the following:

  • One count of first-degree statutory rape
  • One count of first-degree statutory sex offense
  • One count of felony child abuse, sexual act
  • One count of felony child abuse, serious physical injury
  • One count of assault by strangulation

Police said the arrest stems from an assault complaint filed on Sept. 13 against a 10-year-old and a 12-year-old

Holloway-Gunter was taken before a magistrate and placed in the Lee County Jail under a $1.5 million bond. He also had a court appearance on Wednesday with another scheduled for Oct. 14.

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