ANDERSON COUNTY, Tenn. (WVLT)- Anderson County Sheriff's Deputies say they arrested a man on Monday, after he attacked his ex-girlfriend for refusing to make him a drink.
The incident report says that Robert Atkins and another man came to the victim's home on Mooncrest Lane. Despite the victim asking Atkins to leave, he didn't.
A few hours later, the victim told investigators that Atkins asked her to make some Kool-Aid. She told Atkins no-- then claims he struck her in the face. The victim left the room and Atkins followed-- she claims Atkins then punched her.
Atkins laid down with the victim's child. After that the victim convinced Atkins she was going to a neighbor's house to get him a cigarette.
The victim then called 911. According to the report, when deputies went to the home, Atkins was gone and took the baby with him.
He was found a short time later and arrested.
Atkins faces multiple charges:
- Domestic Assault
- Violation of Order of Protection
- Aggravated Kidnapping
- Custodial Interference
To comment, the following rules must be followed:
Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content, but the station is under no legal obligation to do so.
If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator.
Flagging does not guarantee removal.
Multiple violations may result in account suspension.
Decisions to suspend or unsuspend accounts are made by Station Moderators.
Links require admin approval before posting.
Questions may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please provide detailed information.