ETOWAH COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – Sheriff Todd Entrekin reported that a Boaz teenager has been arrested and charged as an adult in connection with a sexual abuse case.
Will Pruitt, 16, of Boaz, has been arrested and charged with one count of sodomy, a felony. According to Entrekin, Pruitt allegedly sodomized an 8-year-old girl in June. Entrekin also said other charges are possible.
Pruitt is being held in the Etowah County Detention Center on $20,000 bond.
The James M. Barrie Center for Children assisted the Etowah County Sheriff’s office during the investigation.