LEWIS COUNTY, Mo. (WGEM)-- A Lewis County man and woman are arrested on child endangerment charges.
According to authorities, Joseph Budig, 36 and Crystal Pratt, 38, of rural LaGrange allegedly forced a child to stand in the corner for extended periods of time and also hit the child's legs with a belt and a wooden rod.
Budig and Pratt were charged with endangering the welfare of a child, which is a felony. Both subjects were released on bond. The arrests stem from an investigation conducted in August.
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