The following Sedalia Police crime reports and Missouri State Highway Patrol accident reports are from the afternoon of Sept.6, 2013.

Possible child abuse investigated at a local laundromat

Just before 10:00 Thursday night, Sedalia police investigated a call on possible child abuse in the Laundromat at 3232 West 16th. According to the caller, a parent had slapped a child in the face. Upon arrival, officers located the parents sitting in front of the laundromat and questioned them about the incident. The police report states the two children did not have any injuries. There was no other information in the police report.

Inmate at Pettis County Jail files a theft complaint Wednesday afternoon

At 10:50 Wednesday afternoon, Sedalia police took a theft complaint from an inmate in the Pettis County Jail. According to the complainant, someone entered his residence in the 300 block of South Lamine while he has been incarcerated and stole his stereo equipment. The police report states there is a suspect in the case.

Saline County accident Thursday night injures two female victims

Around 7:20 Thursday night, the Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a one vehicle injury accident on Missouri Highway 240 at 295th Road in Saline County. The accident reportedly occurred as the driver of a 1999 Mercury, 24-year-old Elise Jacobs of Marshall, failed to negotiate a curve, causing the vehicle to travel off the roadway and overturn several times. Jacobs received serious injuries and was transported to University Hospital in Columbia by Air Ambulance. A passenger in the vehicle, 42-year-old Christina Edde of Gilliam, also suffered serious injuries and was taken to University Hospital by EMS. The accident report states neither victim was using a seat belt at the time of the accident.