SUSPECT ARRESTED IN OTTUMWA CHILD ABDUCTION AND BURGLARY

Suspect arrested in Ottumwa Child Abduction and Burglary

A burglary suspect in Ottumwa is in custody.  On Monday (10/5), Ottumwa Police were called to the 1500 block of Albia Road for a burglary in progress.  Officers were then told the suspect had abducted a child who was less than two years old.  The child and suspect were both found inside the Southern Iowa Mental Health Center.  The suspect, 35-year-old Joseph Michael Agan of Ottumwa, resisted arrest and assaulted police officers…but was taken into custody.  Agan is being held without bond in the Wapello County Jail for child stealing, third degree burglary, assault on a police officer and interference with official acts.

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