Nurse accused of sex crime against 2-year-old

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SIMPSONVILLE, S.C. – A woman has been accused of a sex crime with a 2-year-old, according to Simpsonville Police.

Peggy Louise Atkins has been charged with Sexual Conduct with a minor 3rd degree.

Police say the crime happened at a home in the Westwood subdivision on April 18.

The foster parent of the toddler says the child’s nurse had the child in an inappropriate position.

The warrant says Atkins “… willfully and lewdly commit lewd or lascivious act upon or with the body of a 2-year-old female victim (EM), with the intent of arousing, appealing to, or gratifying the list, passions, or sexual desires of the defendant.”

The warrant says probably cause came from witness statements and photographic evidence.

Atkins is in the Greenville Co. Detention Center with no bond.

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