LINCOLN COUNTY, Mo. (KMOV.com) -- A man and a woman were charged with child abuse in Lincoln County. 

According to the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office, 23-year-old Hattie Lester took a child younger than 12 years old to the hospital three days after 39-year-old Derek Neth burned the child's feet with a cigarette. 

Hattie Lester and Derek Neth mugshots 9/16/20

Hattie Lester and Derek Neth were child with child abuse in Lincoln County. 

Lester was charged with child abuse and endangering the welfare of a child. Neth was charged with child abuse. 

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