Tuscaloosa County Homicide investigators have arrested a man in connection to the sexual assault of a 16-year-old.
Investigators responded on Monday around 6 p.m. to a residence near the 15000 block of Beacon Point Drive on a sexual assault report. A 16-year-old victim told them she had been sexually assaulted by a male subject who lived at the residence. She had been there visiting a friend.
Investigators spoke with witnesses and examined the reported scene. They believe alcohol played a large part in the incident.
James Burns, 62, was arrested on Tuesday around 5 p.m. He has been charged with first degree sexual abuse and first degree sodomy. Burns is being held at the Tuscaloosa County Jail on a $50,000 bond.
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