Richard Robinson was taken to the Allegheny County Jail.

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Allegheny County sheriff’s deputies arrested a man accused of beating a woman over the head with a tire iron in Homewood.

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The Allegheny County Sheriff’s Office said 52-year-old Richard Robinson was arrested Tuesday at UPMC Shadyside Hospital. Law enforcement said Robinson had been wanted since Jan. 26 on three criminal bench warrants stemming from a violation of his bond conditions from a 2020 robbery. He also was wanted on a new arrest warrant from an incident on Jan. 24, when he allegedly beat the woman and was charged with two counts of aggravated assault by Pittsburgh Police.

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The latest charges led to three bench warrants being issued, the sheriff’s office said. Robinson was previously placed on house arrest by pre-trial services while awaiting trial on the robbery, officials said. But, according to law enforcement, Robinson ran away from his designated residence.

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Robinson was taken to the Allegheny County Jail.