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LIBERTY, Mo. — Detectives are investigating a child abuse case and need to talk to witnesses who stopped at a Liberty gas station.

The department tweeted that detectives need to talk to anyone who visited the Minit Mart at West Kansas Street and Forrest Avenue around 10 a.m. on June 27. They need specific information about a man holding a small child outside of the store.

Police say they know people witnessed what happened, but the witnesses didn’t stay for police to arrive.

If you saw what happened, call Det. Hidy at 816-439-4701.