Man accused of sex crimes against kids in Greenville Co.

Arthur Edwin Lehr

The Greenville Co. Sheriff’s Office arrested a man who they say inappropriately touched minors on several occasions dating back to 1989.

Investigators have charged 62-year-old Arthur Edwin Lehr with 2 counts of Criminal Sexual Conduct with a Minor and 1 count of Engaging a Child for Sexual Performance.

According to warrants, Lehr is accused of watching a victim masturbate and masturbating in front of the victim and even masturbating the victim in February of 1989.

On another warrant, Lehr is accused of having a minor sit in his lap while putting his hands under her shirt and rubbing her breast in February of 2010.

Deputies believe there may be additional victims and ask anyone with information to contact Crime Stoppers at 864-23-CRIME.

Lehr is being held in the Greenville County Detention Center on $30,000 bond.

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