Etowah County authorities arrested a Boaz teenager in connection with a sexual abuse case.
Will Pruitt, 16, of Boaz, was charged as an adult on one count of sodomy, which is a felony.
Investigators said Pruitt sodomized an 8-year-old girl, in June, at a home in the Boaz area. They said Pruitt could face more charges.
He's being held in the Etowah County Detention Center on $20,000 bond.
The James M. Barrie Center for Children assisted in the investigation.
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