ALBANY, MO – Two persons in Gentry County are in custody on suspicion of kidnapping and assault against an 11-year-old girl.

Formal charges were listed early this week against Jennifer Reed, and Raymond Burks of Albany that also include domestic assault, armed criminal action, and endangering the welfare of a child. Reed and Burks are each charged with over 40 felonies after evidence was collected indicating the couple beat the child, used stun guns for discipline, and handcuffs to restrain her. Bond is set at $250,000 each.  Arraignment will be July 25.