LINCOLN COUNTY, MO. – A Lincoln County man is facing charges, accused of spanking a young girl until she vomited.
According to the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office, 29-year-old Andrew Joseph Sumner left bruises on the victim, who was under the age of 3 years old. A witness told authorities Sumner held the girl over the toilet and wouldn’t stop spanking her until she stopped crying.
Sumner has been charged with abuse or neglect of a child. He’s being held in the Lincoln County Jail on a $50,000 cash-only bond.