Police in Louisiana recently arrested a woman that they believe viciously assaulted a man during a robbery. The alleged incident is said to have occurred in the early morning hours of Feb. 17. The accusations filed against the accused are quite severe. She would likely benefit from the services of an experienced criminal defense attorney as she works her way through the criminal court system.
According to reports, on Tuesday, Feb. 27, police arrested a 38-year-old woman believed involved in a recent armed robbery and assault. Authorities claim that this individual and a male accomplice held down a man and beat him with a bat. They both then fled the scene with the victim's phone, wallet and keys.
Little information has been released about the victim. He is said to have suffered significant injuries to his face and arms -- including lacerations and broken bones. He was hospitalized for a total of three days following the alleged attack.
As far as the accused is concerned, authorities have not indicated what charges are expected in this case. Police have also not reported if they located the other individual believed involved in this event. Court dates regarding this matter have not been released.
Assault and robbery are serious crimes in the state of Louisiana. If this individual is convicted on these crimes, she could face a lengthy incarceration and be ordered to pay a significant fine. A criminal defense attorney can help the accused figure out the best way to approach her case and seek for an outcome that best suits her interests.
Source: theadvocate.com, "Woman 'severely, viciously' beat man with baseball bat during armed robbery, Baton Rouge police say", Feb. 27, 2018