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Deputies arrest Holts Summit man for Child Abuse and Tampering with a Victim after Sheriff’s Office investigation

Date:  March 6, 2019

PROSECUTING ATTORNEY CHARGES HOLTS SUMMIT MAN WITH CHILD AUBSE AFTER SHERIFF’S OFFICE INVESTIGATION

Arrested person information:

Stephen Abbott, 39, of Holts Summit

Narrative:

On March 4, 2019, the Callaway County Prosecuting Attorney charged Stephen Abbott, 39, of Holts Summit with the felony offenses of Child Abuse and Tampering with a Victim.  The aforementioned charges are the result of an investigation conducted by the Callaway County Sheriff’s Office, with the assistance of the State of Missouri Children’s Division, near Holts Summit on March 3, 2019.

Abbott was arrested by Callaway County deputies, transported to the Callaway County Jail, and held on a *court set* bond of $10,000.00, which he later posted.

** Citizens are reminded they may report suspected child abuse and neglect anonymously to the state Child Abuse and Neglect hotline by calling 800-392-3738. **

NO FURTHER INFORMATION WILL BE RELEASED AT THIS TIME.

End of media release.

** All suspects are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty in a court of law **