Update: Nixa Police issued a press release at 11:03 p. m. saying Joseph Broadbent was arrested without incident. They say they thank those who provided tips to his location.

Nixa Police are searching for a man charged with child abuse and are asking for public help in locating him.

Joseph Broadbent, 25, is charged in Christian County with the abuse of a child, a class D felony.

Authorities believe he is a danger to the victim. He is a white man, 210 lbs, and 5’10”. If you know where he is, call Nixa Police at 417-582-1030.