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      Boaz teen arrested on sodomy charges

      Will Pruitt, being charged as an adult for sodomy.

      A Boaz teenager has been arrested in connection to a sexual abuse, according to Sheriff Todd Entrekin.

      "Will Pruitt, 16, of Boaz, has been arrested and charged as an adult on one count of sodomy, which is a felony," states Investigator Bobby Bryant.

      Pruitt allegedly sodomized an 8 year-old girl, in June, at a residence in the Boaz area.{} Additional charges are possible.

      He is currently being held in the Etowah County Detention Center on $20,000 bond.

      Special thanks to the James M. Barrie Center for Children for their assistance during the investigation.

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