Tuscaloosa man arrested after allegedly sexually abusing 8-year-old child

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Tuscaloosa Police have taken a man into custody for allegedly sexually abusing a child, according to a release from the department. 

TPD’s Juvenile Division was informed of a possible sexual abuse case involving an 8-year-old on Friday, according to the release. The suspect, 67-year-old James Don Edwards, was taken into custody shortly after the complaint was made. 

Edwards was arrested on a charge of Sexual Abuse of a Child less than 12-years-old and transported to Tuscaloosa County Jail where he was held on a $30,000 bond.

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