Crime notebook: Sunset Beach teen charged with sexual assault

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Quran Hakeem Grady
Quran Hakeem Grady

Detectives with the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office have arrested a Sunset Beach teen in connection with a reported sexual assault of a 17-year-old girl.

Quran Hakeem Grady, 18, of Jennis Avenue in Sunset Beach, was arrested Saturday on charges of first-degree kidnapping and second-degree sexual offense, according to sheriff’s office spokeswoman Emily Flax.

The girl is known to Grady, Flax said. According to arrest warrants, he is charged with kidnapping and sexually assaulting the girl on Thursday at his home. She reported the assault the following day.

Grady was booked at the Brunswick County jail, where he is being held under a $200,000 secured bond.