Nixa Police arrest child abuse suspect
UPDATE Nov. 29. 2019 11:00pm: Joseph Broadbent has been arrested by Nixa Police without incident. Thanks to those who provided tips regarding his location.
ORIGINAL MESSAGE: Nixa Police are requesting the public's assistance in locating Joseph Broadbent (25 years old). Broadbent has been charged in Christian County with abuse of a child, a class D felony. The court found reasonable grounds to believe that Broadbent is a danger to the crime victim. Broadbent is described as a white male, 5'10", 210 lbs. If you know Joseph Broadbent's location, please call Nixa Police at 417-582-1030.