Arab man faces sexual abuse charges against a 6-year-old

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Wendell Maurice Irvin (Photo: Marshall County Jail)

ARAB, Ala. – An Arab man has been charged with two sexual abuse charges against a 6-year-old.

Our news partners at report Arab Police were alerted to a possible sexual assault against a 6-year-old girl Wednesday. Wendell Maurice Irvin, 55, was arrested on Friday as a result of the investigation.

Police say Irwin now faces charges of sodomy and sexual abuse of a child. He transferred to the Marshall County Detention Center on a $100,000 bond.

No further information will be released about this case until an indictment is handed down against Irwin, according to

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