Fulton Kidnapping and Domestic Violence Incident

A Fulton man is in the Callaway County Jail following a domestic assault on King Street last (Tuesday) night.

According to Fulton Police 31 year old Christopher W. Cornett grabbed a victim by the throat, covered the victim’s mouth to muffle the screams.

Then picked up a small child, got a knife, and placed it against his own throat.

Cornett is also accused of taking the victim’s cell phone, so they could not call for help.

He was arrested for Burglary, Armed Criminal Action, Kidnapping, Assault and Endangering the Welfare of a Child.

The child was not injured during the incident.