Man accused of spanking young girl until she vomited

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.

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