Police: Child Predator Used Facebook To Target Young Girl

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) —  Police are warning parents to check their children’s online privacy settings and monitor their internet use after a North Alabama man allegedly targeted a young Huntsville girl through Facebook.

Hanceville resident Anthony Wade Sisk was working in Cullman when police say he contacted the 15-year-old.

According to police records Sisk started a relationship online through Facebook and eventually meet up with the girl at least twice. Police say on the second encounter Sisk had a sexual relationship with the minor.

Anthony Sisk
(HPD Handout)

42-year-old Sisk is charged with  2nd degree sexual abuse, sodomy, enticing a child and electronic enticement of a child. Sisk was booked  into the Madison County Detention Facility with a $81,000 bond.

WHNT News 19 searched Sisk’s criminal record and found only traffic violations. He was also not found on any online child predator registry lists.