Deputies locate person of interest in Spartanburg Co. sex assault

Clayton Joseph Tabor
Clayton Joseph Tabor

SPARTANBURG, SC (WSPA) – Deputies say a man identified as a person of interest in a sex assault case visited the Spartanburg County Sheriff’s Office and spoke with an investigator.

The Special Victims Unit had asked for the public’s help to find Clayton Tabor.

Deputies said Tabor is homeless and transient, and previous attempts to locate him had been unsuccessful.

On Tuesday, the sheriff’s office said that Tabor voluntarily came to the department and met with an investigator. Tabor has not been named a suspect in the assault that deputies say happened in June.

Lieutenant Kevin Bobo with the Spartanburg County Sheriff’s Office told media outlets that the department’s investigation into the allegation continues.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Investigator Jonathan Kent at (864) 503-4505 or email him at

Tipsters can also call Crime Stoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC. Tipsters can remain anonymous by contacting Investigator Kent or Crime Stoppers, and if their information leads to his location, they will be eligible for a cash reward.

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