Holts Summit Man Charged With Child Abuse

A Holts Summit man has been charged with Felony Child Abuse and Tampering With A Victim.

Thirty nine year old Stephen Abbott was arrested by Callaway County Deputies after an investigation conducted by the sheriff’s office and the State of Missouri Children’s Division.

Abbott was transported to the Callaway County Jail where he posted a $10 thousand dollar bond.

The sheriff’s office reminds residents if they suspect child abuse or neglect, they can contact the state Child Abuse and Neglect hotline anonymously by calling 1-800-392-3738.