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Lincoln man charged with four felonies in assault

Lincoln man charged with four felonies in assault


A Lincoln man has been charged with four felonies after he allegedly held a woman against her will and transported her across town.

According to Lincoln police, 47-year-old Shawn D. Robins choked a woman during a domestic disturbance Sunday at a house in the 300 block of South 44th Street, stabbed the wall with a knife and would not let her leave.

After keeping her there overnight, Robins allegedly drove the woman Monday morning to The Ambassador at 4405 Normal Blvd., a rehabilitation facility where a relative of his lives.

There, the woman alerted staff members to the fact that she was being held against her will, and they put her in a locked room and called 911.

Officer Luke Bonkiewicz said Robins has been charged with four felony counts: strangulation, making terroristic threats, use of a weapon to commit a felony and first-degree false imprisonment.

Robins remained in jail as of Tuesday.


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Matt Olberding is a Lincoln native and University of Nebraska-Lincoln graduate who has been covering business for the Journal Star since 2005.

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