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Ute Horn

A home health care worker providing care to an elderly man in his Ozark County has been charged with felony child abuse for allegedly assaulting the man's granddaughter.

According to a news release from Chief Deputy Darrin Reed, Ute Horn, 43, Theodosia, grabbed the 3 year-old girl by the hair and yanked her into a corner of the man's home, causing pain and emotional distress to the child.

Horn is being held in the Ozark County Jail on $20, 000 bond. She is scheduled to be formally arraigned on Tuesday morning.