Prattville 16-year-old charged with child sex crime

Prattville 16-year-old charged with child sex crime
Landen Owens (Source: Autauga County Sheriff's Office)

PRATTVILLE, AL (WSFA) - A 16-year-old has been arrested and charged with a sex crime, according to court documents.

The Prattville Police Department arrested Landen Owens on Thursday on one count of first-degree sodomy. The victim is said to be younger than 12.

Due to the nature of the offense, Prattville police charged Owens as an adult.

The incident, the focus of an ongoing investigation, is said to have happened on Dec. 11 in Prattville.

He's being held at the Autauga County Metro Jail pending a $60,000 bond.

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