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Doolittle man arrested for Child Molestation and Abuse

Phelps County Police Department

Detectives along with Phelps County Sheriff's Department arrested a man for the alleged assaults of juveniles that spanned seven years on Friday.

Charles Mason, 37, of Doolittle, Missouri was responsible for the assaults, according to the Phelps County Sheriff's Department Facebook page.

Mason is being arrested on the allegations against him on Thursday. On Friday, warrants were issued for Mason.

He is being charged with:

  • Count 1 - Child Molestation 1st Degree
  • Count 2 – Child Molestation 1st Degree
  • Count 3 – Child Molestation 1st Degree
  • Count 4 – Abuse Or Neglect Of A Child
  • Count 5 – Abuse Or Neglect Of A Child
  • Count 6 – Abuse Or Neglect Of A Child

He is being held in the Phelps County Jail without bond.

As this investigation continues, anyone with information is urged to contact the Criminal Investigations Division at (573) 426-3860 or the anonymous tip line at (573) 426-2936.

The charges for which Mason has been arrested are merely accusations and are not evidence of guilt. Evidence supporting the charges must be presented before a court of competent jurisdiction whose duty is to determine guilt or innocence.

Amari Bell

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