CENTRAL CITY, IL -(Effingham Radio)- Central City Police Arrested James R. Schleuter, 49, of North Park after he allegedly choked his girlfriend’s son.
As reported by WJBD, Schleutar was arrested, “after a ten-year-old boy had complained to Central City School Officials of being grabbed by the throat and picked up by his mother’s boyfriend. [Schleuter]”.
The allegations were later confirmed by a doctor before Schleuter was arrested.
The Marion County States’ Attorney’s office was contacted for further details however there was not an immediate response.
We will continue to update this story as it develops.