In a disturbing news story out of Tuscaloosa Today, The Tuscaloosa Police Department formally charged a 27-year-old Tuscaloosa man with sexual abuse of a 3-year-old child.

Lt. Teena Richardson, speaking on behalf of The Tuscaloosa Police Department, said that Creed Ricardo Jackson had been arrested, and was placed in the Tuscaloosa County Jail. The Tuscaloosa Police Department received a complaint of the allegations against Jackson back on February 16th. After an police investigation, Jackson was named as a suspect, and charged with sexual abuse of a child younger than 12 years of age this afternoon.

Jackson's bail has been set at $30,000.