Scottsboro man arrested for sexual misconduct

John Manning

After an investigation into sexual misconduct theDeKalb County Sheriff's Office has arrested{} John Manning, of Scottsboro. Manning was arrested and charged with Sexual Abuse of a child under 12 years old.

"It is very unfortunate that we see cases like this. It strikes at the heart of every person, especially parents and grandparents. I hope to see this case completed as soon as possible and pray for the victims as they try to get past this terrible act," said DeKalb County Sheriff Jimmy Harris.

Investigators determined Manning allegedly had sexual contact with a 4 year old female and began to follow leads which led to Jackson and Marshall County's. {}Manning was booked into the DeKalb County Detention Center on $15,000.00 bond. This investigation is continuing and additional charges may be filed.