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Nixa Man Charged in Hostage Situation Involving a Baby

The man who police say held a one-month-old baby hostage Wednesday night in Nixa has been charged.

64-year-old Bobby Daniel has been charged with 2 counts of Domestic Assault, one count of Endangering the Welfare of a Child, and one count of Resisting Arrest.

Nixa Police say the one-month-old baby who was held hostage is safe. The baby was alert, according to police, and EMS on the scene said the baby looked great when getting checked out.

The incident started when police responded to a call about a domestic dispute with Daniel then barricading himself in the house with the baby. 

(Story by Emilee Kuschel, Ozarks First)

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