Crawford County Man Arrested For Battery With 12-Year Old Present



JASPER (NNDC) – A 32-year old man from English was arrested Friday morning for allegedly battering a Jasper woman with a 12-year old child present in the home at the time.

Jasper police arrested Josh Leckie at about 10:15AM Friday after being called to a possible “domestic situation” at a home in the 200 block of west 14th Street.

Police are not releasing any other details including Leckie’s relationship with the child.

Leckie is charged with a Level 6 felony count of Domestic Battery with a Minor Present Under the Age of 16.

(EDITOR’S NOTE:  Earlier it was misidentified that the alleged victim was the 12 year old child.  NNDC has confirmed with the alleged victim, it was the woman living in the house).


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