Joplin man behind bars for allegedly assaulting an infant

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JOPLIN, Mo. — A Joplin man is is being held in the Jasper County Jail for allegedly assaulting an infant.

19-year-old Jacob Collins is charged with multiple counts, including child abuse and endangering the welfare of a child.

His bond is currently set at $75,000.

A bond reduction hearing is set for Wednesday morning.

We reached out to Joplin Police Department about this incident, they said this is an ongoing investigation.

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