Silex man arrested on sodomy charges

A Silex man was arrested statutory sodomy charges.

A Silex man accused of forcing a girl younger than 12 to perform a sexual act faces an evidence hearing Thursday.

Joshua Westfall, 34, is charged with statutory sodomy.

Authorities say they were led to the suspect after the victim allegedly was able to describe a tattoo on the defendant's body.

Westfall is also seeking a reduction to his bond, which is currently set at $100,000.