Sedalia Police arrested a woman in the 200 block of West 2nd Street Wednesday afternoon with several violent charges. Reports from the Pettis County Sheriff’s Office indicate Kristen Purser, 21, was charged with alleged assault in the first degree causing severe injury using fists, endangering the welfare of a child, abuse of a child, and 2nd degree domestic assault. Purser is being held in the Pettis County Jail pending further investigation.