HAZELWOOD, MO. (KTVI) – Lincoln Edward Jones, 21, of Hazelwood, has been taken into custody and charged with child abuse. The arrest stems from a call for an unresponsive child in 200 block on Chez Vant Drive in Hazelwood.
The incident occurred on May 14th just after 6:00 pm. Ems arrived on the scene an found a 4-year-old female drifting in and out of consciousness and suffering from head, neck, back and stomach injuries.
The child was transported to a nearby hospital for treatment.
Upon further investigation by police, Jones was arrest and charged with child abuse.
He is currently being held at the St. Louis County jail, with his bond set at $50,000 cash only.