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Grant County prosecutors seeking information on foster parent charged with child sex crimes

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Posted at 5:06 PM, Feb 03, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-03 17:06:15-05

GAS CITY — Investigators in Grant County are seeking information about a Gas City foster parent who faces multiple child sex abuse charges, prosecutors said Wednesday.

Robert E. Lowe is charged with one count of sexual misconduct with a minor, two counts of child seduction and two counts of neglect of a dependent, according to court records.

The Grant County Prosecutor's Office issued a release that said Lowe was a foster parent for years in Grant County. Investigators are seeking information about any children who might have been abused while in his care.

Lowe appeared for an initial hearing in Grant County on Jan. 21, and his trial is scheduled to begin May 11.

Anyone with information should contact the Gas City Police Department at 765-674-2278 and ask for Assistant Chief Health Emmons.