Jon Gosselin denies he's being investigated for abuse after Collin claimed he ...

Jon Gosselin has vehemently shot down claims he's being investigated for child abuse, telling DailyMail.com exclusively: 'It's not true, I would never hit Collin, ever. I love him with all my heart.'

Collin Gosselin, 16, claimed in a now deleted Instagram post that his father Jon, 43, kicked and punched him during a violent altercation earlier this month.

And on Thursday Jon's ex Kate waded in telling People magazine she had been notified by the County of Berks, Pennsylvania Child & Youth Services that Jon was under investigation over the incident.

But DailyMail.com has learned that while it's true the police and CYS looked into what happened at Jon's home in Pennsylvania on Wednesday last week, the matter was shelved within 24 hours.

Jon says his troubled teenage son, who is dealing with mental health issues, made a false report to police because he wasn't getting his way.

What's more his teenage daughter Hannah, also 16, witnessed the whole thing and has confirmed to DailyMail.com she told investigators her dad never hit Collin.

Upset Jon said: 'I really didn't want to have to come out and talk about this for Collin's sake, but when Kate is in the media attacking me, calling me a child abuser, I have to defend myself. I love my son and I would never hurt him.'

Jon Gosselin has shot down claims he's being investigated for child abuse, telling DailyMail.com exclusively: 'It's not true, I would never hit Collin, ever. I love him with all my heart.' Pictured: Jon  with Collin, daughter Hannah and girlfriend Colleen Conrad

Jon Gosselin has shot down claims he's being investigated for child abuse, telling DailyMail.com exclusively: 'It's not true, I would never hit Collin, ever. I love him with all my heart.' Pictured: Jon  with Collin, daughter Hannah and girlfriend Colleen Conrad

Collin Gosselin, 16, claimed in a now deleted Instagram post that his father Jon, 43, kicked and punched him during a violent altercation earlier this month

Collin Gosselin, 16, claimed in a now deleted Instagram post that his father Jon, 43, kicked and punched him during a violent altercation earlier this month

He wrote to his 21,000 Instagram followers: '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'

He wrote to his 21,000 Instagram followers: '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 found fame alongside Kate on the Jon & Kate Plus 8 reality show featuring their life with eight children; set of twins Mady and Cara, both 19, and sextuplets Collin, Hannah, Leah, Alex, Aaden and Joel, all 16.  

Collin and Hannah live with Jon, while the other children stay with Kate. 

Jon explained it started out as a typical day on September 2 and he had taken Collin and Hannah for a dental appointment.

But in the car on the way home the two teenagers began to fight in the back and the verbal spat escalated when the family arrived home.

'It was just like sibling rivalry stuff, but when we got home things escalated into something different,' Jon explained.

'Collin got very upset and started acting out so I intervened. He started throwing stuff at my car, denting it and shouting f**k you.

'I was angry and I confronted him and then he threatened to run away. We've had problems with Collin in the past running away and I was worried, he was upset so I restrained him.

'I didn't punch or kick him, I restrained him, which he obviously wasn't happy about. He's 16, he's a 16-year-old boy.

'I restrained him and then I backed away, because you never want to restrain your kids, it's the most heart-wrenching thing you ever have to do.'

Jon said soon after he drove away from the house to give Collin some space to calm down. But his daughter called minutes later.

'Hannah called me and said Collin's going to call the police. So I turned around, I came back and he called the police,' Jon recalled. 

Upset Jon said: 'I really didn't want to have to come out and talk about this for Collin's sake, but when Kate is in the media attacking me, calling me a child abuser, I have to defend myself. I love my son and I would never hurt him'

Upset Jon said: 'I really didn't want to have to come out and talk about this for Collin's sake, but when Kate is in the media attacking me, calling me a child abuser, I have to defend myself. I love my son and I would never hurt him'

On Thursday Jon's ex-wife Kate waded in telling People magazine she had been notified by the County of Berks, Pennsylvania Child & Youth Services that Jon was under investigation over the incident. Pictured: Kate with her and Jon's children, twins Mady and Cara (back row); sextuplets Collin, Leah, Hannah (l-r middle row), Aaden, Joel and Alexis (l-r front row)

On Thursday Jon's ex-wife Kate waded in telling People magazine she had been notified by the County of Berks, Pennsylvania Child & Youth Services that Jon was under investigation over the incident. Pictured: Kate with her and Jon's children, twins Mady and Cara (back row); sextuplets Collin, Leah, Hannah (l-r middle row), Aaden, Joel and Alexis (l-r front row)

'He told them I punched him in the face and kicked him in the ribs. And I was like, I didn't do any of that stuff. 

'He was just p***ed off because he didn't get his way. He was out of line and he's just making stuff up.'

Jon says an officer arrived soon after and interviewed him and Collin and also Hannah who witnessed the incident.

'Hannah saw the whole thing and she gave her statement and I gave my statement,' Jon said.

[Collin] threatened to do an IG post if I don't give his stuff back... I said, 'I don't care, I'm still gonna discipline you'.

'Hannah told them I didn't hit Collin and the police could see there were no marks or bruises on him.'

Jon said the police officer accepted Jon and Hannah's version of events, but as a mandated reporter he was required to report the incident to CYS.

'I get it, the police have to do their job,' Jon conceded. 'The CYS

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