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Mo. man accused of holding gun to wife's head while she held baby

Keith Robertson (Source: Pemiscot County Sheriff's Office) Keith Robertson (Source: Pemiscot County Sheriff's Office)
STEELE, MO (KFVS) -

A Steele man is facing assault and weapons charges after police say he put a gun to his wife's head while she held her infant son.

According to Steele Police Chief Billy Joe Stanfield, the incident happened on Wednesday, January 16, at a home on Lynne Drive.

Keith Robertson, 33, of Steele, Missouri was charged with two counts of domestic assault first degree, domestic assault second degree, endangering the welfare of a child first degree, two counts of armed criminal action and one count of unlawful use of a weapon.

Stanfield says Robertson pulled a handgun on his wife and placed it on her head and threatened to shoot her while she was holding a baby.

The chief added that Robertson also allegedly hit his 18-year-old step son across the head with the same gun.

He was being held on $100,000 bond.

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