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Huntsville police charge man with sexual abuse of a child

The investigation into allegations against Benjamin Pigg began in October, police said.

Posted: Jan. 25, 2018 12:17 PM
Updated: Jan. 25, 2018 12:24 PM

Huntsville police arrested a man Tuesday evening for sexually abusing a child.

Benjamin Scott Pigg, 42, was booked into the Madison County Jail around 5 p.m. Wednesday, according to jail records. He is charged with sexual abuse of a child under the age of 12.

A Huntsville Police Department spokesman said Pigg was arrested as the result of a complaint made to the victim's school in October. Pigg knew the victim, the spokesman said.

Pigg's bond was set at $25,000.

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