JON Gosselin has denied abusing his son Collin after reports the reality star is allegedly “under investigation for child abuse”.
"Jon has never abused Collin. No charges have been filed against him and there’s no ongoing CYS investigation," reps for Jon told The Sun.
"Collin has endured severe trauma. Jon is a loving father who has worked hard to ensure that his son gets the support and help he needs."
People reported County of Berks, Pennsylvania Child & Youth Services notified mom Kate Gosselin of the investigation after an alleged violent altercation that took place earlier this month.
Collin, 16, allegedly claimed Jon punched and kicked him in a fight.
In the report viewed by the outlet, the allegation is: “Causing bodily injury to a child through recent act/failure to act: hitting/punching."
Jon has custody of Collin and Hannah, whle Kate has custody of the four other sextuplets; their 19-year-old twins also live with Kate.
People claimed that while Jon, 43, was not named as the alleged perpetrator, Collin alleged his father “beat” him in a now-deleted Instagram post.
The outlet claimed the post read: "My dad is a liar. Yesterday he beat me up and thought nothing of it, he punched me in the face and gave me a swollen nose and I started bleeding.
"He then continued to kick me in the ribs after I was on the floor. He is a liar.”
“Jon got out of the car enraged, put him in a headlock, punched him square in the nose, and when Collin fell to the ground, then he kicked him in the ribs," the insider alleged, according to People.
Collin allegedly called authorities, who responded to the incident.
A source close to Jon told The Sun: "Jon is a great father and has done nothing but fight for Hannah and Collin's safety. He has never abused his children."
The Lower Heidelburg Township Police Department and Pennsylvania Child & Youth Services declined to comment to The Sun.
Jon and Kate have been involved in a nasty custody battle since they divorced in 2009 after 10 years of marriage.
Kate, 45, told the outlet of the situation: “You do not punch and kick your children. You do not kick a child. I don’t want to hear any excuses from anyone, not from his father, not from local law enforcement, not from court personnel whose job is supposedly to ensure the best interests of my children.
“There is a child abuse law, PA 23, section 8i states that doing any of the following, regardless of whether it causes injury, is child abuse, and first on that list is kicking. Period."
She added of her ex-husband: "I don’t want my children around him. Enough is enough.”
Kate added that she was advised by police that Collin was “removed” from the home “immediately.”
Kate placed Collin in an inpatient special needs program for two years before he went to live with his father.
Jon has since claimed Kate has "no contact" with Collin.
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