Ottumwa teen charged for sex abuse of small child

Kraigen A. Grooms, 17

An Ottumwa teen faces serious child molestation charges.

The Ottumwa Police department has arrested Kraigen A. Grooms, 17, and charged him with Sex Abuse in the 2nd Degree, a Class B Felony.

Police say that Grooms sexually assaulted a small child.

Due to the serious nature of the crime, Grooms is being charged as an adult.

He is currently being held at the Wapello County Jail on a $100,000 cash only bond.

He is set to appear in court next week.