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Galt Resident Charged With Child Abuse

A Galt man accused of Child Abuse will appear in court in Grundy County next week.

Authorities have charged 32-year old Samuel Jo Anderson with three counts of felony Child Abuse in incidents ranging from August 1st to October 19th.

In a probable cause affidavit filed with the court, the Grundy County Sheriff’s Office alleges Anderson admitted to choking one child less than 10 years old twice and another child, also less than 10 years old, one time. The defendant reportedly picked the children up by their throats. One child said he could not breathe during the incidents.

Anderson was charged Thursday and is set for an initial appearance in court on Tuesday.

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