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Harwood Woman Accused of Hammer Attack

According to police, Robin McKoy, 53, allegedly attacked a woman unprovoked.

A Harwood woman faces criminal charges for reportedly attacking another woman with a hammer.

According to Baltimore police, at 10:12 a.m. on April 3 in the 400 block of E. 25th Street, 53-year-old Robin McKoy allegedly attacked a woman walking in the area with a hammer.  

Sgt. Eric Kowalcyk, a police spokesman, said the woman who reported being attacked told police she had just gotten off a bus, and was walking west when she was attacked without reason.

He said the woman was struck with the hammer on the head and arms, but refused medical treatment at the scene.  

McKoy, of the 300 block of E. 25th Street, faces charges of assault in the first degree, assault in the second degree, reckless endangerment and using a dangerous weapon with the intent to injure, according to electronic court records.

McKoy has been charged with crimes in the past, and was accused of assault in 2007 and 1998 but charges were dropped by Baltimore State’s Attorney’s office both times.

Court records indicate she is still being held at the Baltimore City Detention Center, and is scheduled for a preliminary hearing at 8:30 a.m. on May 2 in Baltimore District Court, 5800 Wabash Ave. 

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Parkvillehoney April 14, 2013 at 03:28 AM
In the case of Robin McKoy, what will it take for the Baltimore City States Attorney to prosecute this woman? This is her 3rd arrest for assault! Will she have to kill someone in order to be prosecuted?? No wonder criminals think nothing of committing a crime. The criminals know there are no consequences when you commit a crime Baltimore City. DUH!!
Justin case April 15, 2013 at 01:23 PM
If there wasn't enough evidence in the previous cases to get a definite conviction, then it's fine by me to drop charges & let her walk. Why tie up court time & my tax money just to see her get off anyway.
RVN6768 April 15, 2013 at 05:08 PM
Well, at lest she didn't use a gun...that ought to make O'Malley happy
Justin case April 15, 2013 at 05:34 PM
Haha good one. That's funny haha, not funny queer
Stephen Gewirtz May 02, 2013 at 06:21 PM
This morning (May 2), the charges were dropped by the assistant state's attorney, and I have no doubt that the decision to drop the charges (nol pros, in the court lingo) was based on anything other than a lack of sufficient evidence.

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