Georgia EMT arrested for child abuse, authorities search for other victims

Cristian Anthony Stern
Cristian Anthony Stern(Douglas County Sheriff's Office)
Published: Apr. 8, 2022 at 9:09 AM EDT
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ATLANTA, Ga. (CBS46) - A Georgia EMT is in custody after an investigation uncovered he had allegedly abused a two-year-old over 20 times.

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office said it received a tip from a concerned citizen who reported possible abuse at the the child’s home on Pony Thomas Drive. Cristian Anthony Stern, who also serves in the Georgia National Guard, was arrested after a two-week-long investigation confirmed the allegation.

Stern faces over 20 counts of abuse to a child. The mother of the child, Logan Steele, was also arrested.

Investigators are actively searching for more possible victims that may have experienced abuse by Stern. If you have any information relating to this ongoing investigation, please contact Inv. Andrew Hynninen at 678-486-1245 or