Attalla man charged with abusing 16-year-old

Certanishtha Pierce (Etowah County Jail)
Certanishtha Pierce (Etowah County Jail)

ETOWAH COUNTY, AL (WAFF) - Etowah County Sheriff's deputies arrested a man on child abuse charges.

Deputies said 51-year-old Certanishtha Pierce of Attalla was accused of abusing a 16-year-old boy in August of 2011.

He was arrested during a court proceeding on August 1and charged with child abuse.

He was taken to the Etowah County Detention Center on $10,000 bond.

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