On the date of November 26, 2014, Josh Payne, 38 years old, of the 100 block of East Allen Street, Mechanicsburg, was arrested on charges related to an incident that was reported on October 24, 2014. On that date, Officers responded to his residence for allegations of child abuse after witnesses reported that Payne assaulted a one year old child who was living in the home. The child has since been removed from the residence. Payne was charged with Endangering the Welfare of Children, Simple Assault and Harassment at the conclusion of the investigation. He is currently awaiting his preliminary hearing.