CHARLOTTE-  A Port Charlotte man under arrest for sexually assaulting a minor.

36-year-old  Joseph Maxwell Griffin faces six charges of sexual batter on a minor. According to the Sheriff’s Office, Griffin had allegedly been assaulting the victim in his Port Charlotte home on the 23000 block of Chimes Avenue. Detectives interviewed Griffin while he was working at the Applebee's on Sandhill Blvd. he was then placed under arrest. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office.