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Bootheel man accused of pulling gun on wife while she held baby

Jan 21, 2013 -- 10:25am


Daily Dunklin Democrat

A Steele man is accused of holding a gun to his wife's head while she was holding a baby. 33-year old Keith Robertson of Steele was arrested Wednesday after allegedly putting a handgun to his wife's head and threatening to shoot her while she was reportedly holding a baby. According to authorities Robertson physically assaulted his 18-year-old stepson by striking him across the head with the same gun. Police arrested Robertson without any shots being fired. He was charged in Pemiscot County with two counts of first-degree domestic assault, second-degree domestic assault, endangering the welfare of a child, two counts of armed criminal action and one count of unlawful use of a weapon. His bond has been set at $100,000. Robertson is scheduled to appear for arraignment Thursday.

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