Missouri authorities are searching for an escaped prisoner suspected of stabbing his pregnant girlfriend.
Justin Robinson escaped from the Rye County Jail Henrietta, Missouri, Tuesday and is considered a “hazard to the community,” according to the Ray County Sheriff’s Office.
Robinson, 39, survived after he and another prisoner escaped Stabbing the jailer In the neck several times with a homemade leg. Ray County Sheriff Scott Childers told reporters that the warden, whose injuries were not serious, was being treated at a local hospital.
Sheriff’s deputies caught the other fugitive within 45 minutes, but Robinson is still at large.
Robinson is 5 feet 10 inches tall and was wearing a gray hooded shirt and dark shorts when he was last seen at 2:45 a.m. on East Main Street in Richmond, Missouri, police said in a statement. Reply on facebook.
The sheriff’s office and other agencies continue to search the area, using drones and K-9 units, but rainy weather thwarted the search, according to news outlet KSHB 41.
Robinson was arrested in February over a series of charges, including an attack on his pregnant girlfriend in which he allegedly stabbed her twice in the stomach. She was 26 weeks pregnant at the time.
The county has charged Robinson with 16 different felonies in connection with the Jan. 30 incident, including six counts of domestic assault, six counts of armed criminal acts, and four counts of endangering the welfare of a child, according to the Richmond News.
Childers described at the time how Robinson fled the scene in his girlfriend’s car after breaking the handle of his knife the second time he stabbed her.
girlfriend f her unborn child He survived after a three-hour emergency surgery. Childers said she suffered a severed nose, a deep gash on her chin and a stab wound in her stomach.
“Detectives went in and started working on the case,” Childers said. “We tracked him down. He was heading towards Carrollton, which is where Robinson crashed her car.”
Anyone with information on Robinson’s current whereabouts is asked to call 911.