Sexual abuse arrest made in Gadsden

GADSDEN, AL (WBRC) - The Etowah County Sheriff's Department says they have made an arrest in connection to a sexual abuse case.

33-year-old Eric Jayson Davenport has been charged with one count of sexual abuse against a 13-year-old female. Authorities say the incident happened at a residence in Altoona.

Davenport's arrest comes after an investigation into the matter that has been ongoing since July. He is being held in the Etowah County Detention Center.

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