Etowah County authorities say an Attalla man has been charged with sexual abuse of a child.
Sheriff Todd Entrekin said David Allen Johnson, 55, was arrested and charged with one count of sexual abuse of a child less than 12 years old.
Investigators say Johnson had sexual contact with an 8-year-old male victim.
Johnson is being detained in the Etowah County Detention Center on $50,000 cash bond.
As a condition of the bond, Johnson will be supervised by Etowah Community Corrections and is prohibited from any contact with the victim, the victim's family and must not have any unsupervised contact with anyone under the age of 18.
Man charged with sexual abuse of 8-year-old boy March 08, 2017