Sexual assault charges filed against Shannon man

By NEMS Daily Journal

SHANNON – Bond was set at $1 million by Justice Court Judge Pat Carr for a man accused of sexually assaulting a 6-year-old girl.
Rodney Eugene Walls, 30, of Shannon remained in the Lee County Jail Wednesday on two counts of sexual battery. He was arrested Sunday afternoon.
Sheriff Jim Johnson said Walls was a friend of the girl’s parents and took her to the store on Sunday when the alleged incident occurred.
Johnson said when the child returned home she had injuries that prompted her parents to call 911.
She was treated at the hospital and later released to her parents.