Attalla man arrested on sexual abuse charges

ETOWAH COUNTY, AL (WBRC) – The Etowah County Sheriff's Department says they have made an arrest in connection to several sexual abuse charges.

21-year-old Victor Colton Allen of Attalla is charged with one count of sodomy, two counts of sexual abuse and one count of sexual abuse of a child less than 12 years old.

The incident is alleged to have occurred on August 6th at a residence in the Rockledge community. The victims are 9 and 10-year-olds and one 18-month-old. The abuse was reported by a family member on August 8th.

Allen is being held in the Etowah County Detention Center.

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