Nixa Police Find Suspected Child Abuser

UPDATE: Nixa Police say that Broadbent was taken into custody without incident late Thursday night.


The Nixa police department is asking the public’s help in finding a man suspected of committing child abuse.

The department says a court has deemed him a “danger to the crime victim.”

The suspect is Joseph Broadbent. He’s a 25-year-old white male, 5’10”, 210 pounds. He has been charged in Christian County with a class D felony of Abuse of a Child.

Anyone who knows the location of Broadbent is asked to call the Nixa police department at 417-582-1030.

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