Eclectic man arrested on child sex abuse charges

Eclectic man arrested on child sex abuse charges
Christopher Lee Austin (Source: Eclectic Police Department)

ELMORE COUNTY, Ala. (WSFA) - An Elmore County man has been arrested and charged with sexual abuse of a child under the age of 12.

The Eclectic Police Department says its officers responded to home Saturday after a woman called to report her estranged husband sexually assaulting a child.

The man, Christopher Lee Austin, was arrested on felony warrants and transported to the Elmore County Detention Facility.

Bond in this case has been set at $150,000 cash.

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