Gering Man Arrested Following Child Abuse Investigation

Gering Man Arrested Following Child Abuse Investigation

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. – The following is from the Nebraska State Patrol:

The Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) has arrested a Gering man following an investigation into a report of child abuse.

This morning, a warrant was issued in Scotts Bluff County for the arrest of Parrish Abel, 52, of Gering. The charges include intentional child abuse, witness tampering, and unlawful intrusion.

Intentional child abuse and witness tampering are felony charges.

The investigation stems from a report received by the Nebraska State Patrol, through the Gering Police Department, last month.

Nebraska State Patrol investigators arrested Abel at his home this afternoon without incident. Abel was lodged in Scotts Bluff County Jail.