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More Duggar Trouble: Jana's Rumored Ex Caleb's Brother Arrested For Assaulting Minor

Jan. 7 2019, Updated 3:55 p.m. ET

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Jana Duggar’s rumored boyfriend Caleb Williams was recently arrested for sexually abusing a teenager. Now, can exclusively report that Caleb’s older brother Joshua has been arrested for assault and battery against a child.

According to an affidavit obtained by Radar, Joshua Mark Williams, 25, of Rogers, Arkansas was arrested on August 3, 2018 for second-degree domestic battery, aggravated assault and endangering the welfare of a minor in the second degree.

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In the shocking documents, officers claimed that Joshua’s wife suspected that he physically assaulted a boy under the age of 10 years old in their home on multiple occasions. The wife reported that Joshua allegedly punished the child by making him exercise. The “work outs” included doing “push-ups, wall sits, planks, and jumping jacks,” documents obtained by Radar stated.

Joshua was also accused of holding the child’s face under water in a bath tub for “approximately 1 to 2 minutes." The alleged incident occurred after Joshua allegedly learned the boy tried to harm a dog in a similar manner.

“Joshua was trying to make the boy hold his breath under water, so he could ‘make him feel like the puppy felt,’” the affidavit stated.

The concerned wife also reported to police that she “did not see Joshua ‘smack’” the child, but Joshua allegedly “told her that he did.”

Joshua is accused of also using a “wooden dowel rod” against the child, resulting in “marks and bruising,” the wife told police.  

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As Radar readers know, Joshua's brother and Duggar family friend Caleb Williams, 24, is facing two counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse. He pleaded not guilty to the crimes, which accuse him of placing his finger and penis inside of a female minor between the ages of 13 and 16.

Jim Bob and Michelle’s notoriously single daughter Jana was believed to have entered a courtship with Caleb in 2017. The two later shut down the rumors, however.

Caleb’s brother Joshua currently still lives in Arkansas not far from the Duggar’s family compound. On December 3, 2018, he pleaded not guilty to the crimes. Joshua is expected in court later this month.

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