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Alleged crimes against child


An Atmore man has been charged with enticing a child and sexual abuse of a child under 12 years of age.

According to the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office, the arrest came as the result of a complaint that was received about an incident that occurred on August 5.

Allegations were made that Ricky Terrell Pratt, 19, Liberty Street address, had lured a child under the age of 12 into a room for the purpose of lewd and or lascivious behavior.

At the same time of this incident Pratt also subjected the child to sexual abuse.

The child later disclosed information confirming the incident.

The case was investigated by the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office assisted by the Child Advocacy Center and the Department of Human Resources.
Bond was set at $250,000.