Volleyball coach charged after allegedly touching child-athlete on multiple occasions
BARNWELL, S.C. - A former employee of the City of Barnwell is under investigation after South Carolina Law Enforcement Division says he inappropriately touched a child during volleyball practice at his house.
In warrants obtained by FOX54, SLED alleges 33-year-old Matthew Washington "rubbed" at least one juvenile victim under and over her clothing on more than one occasion between the summer of 2022 and October, 2023.
The violations are said to have taken place during volleyball practices, which were held at Washington's house.
Washington is being held at the Barnwell County Detention Center, charged with three counts of assault and battery.
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