Louisiana, Mo., man in Marion County Jail after allegedly striking child in vehicle

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Kaleb Jackson | Photo courtesy of Hannibal Police Department

HANNIBAL, Mo. — A Louisiana, Mo., man is in the Marion County Jail facing child welfare charges.

The 10th Judicial District Court of Marion County issued warrants on Thursday, May 16, for Kaleb A. Jackson, 22, charging him with felony endangering the welfare of a child and felony abuse/neglect of a child. The charges stem from an incident that occurred on Wednesday. 

Officers with the Hannibal Police Department were called at approximately 2:18 p.m. to the 6500 block of Hospital Drive for a report of child abuse. Witnesses reported seeing Jackson repeatedly striking a child in a vehicle in the parking lot. Upon arrival, officers observed apparent injuries on the child. Jackson was taken into custody without incident. 

His bond was set at $25,000 cash. He remains in the Marion County Jail. The Marion County Children’s Division was called to assist with the investigation.     

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