Paducah police: Man assaults girlfriend, steals her daughter's cell phone

Paducah police: Man assaults girlfriend, steals her daughter's cell phone
Paducah police said a man broke into his girlfriend's home and pushed her and her daughter down. 

PADUCAH, KY (KFVS) - A Paducah, Kentucky man has been arrested according to police on several charges after breaking into a home.

Police said Ronnie T. Agnew, 50, was arrested on charges of first-degree burglary, first-degree robbery, fourth-degree assault (domestic violence) and tampering with physical evidence and booked in the McCracken County Regional Jail.

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Paducah police arrested Agnew after they said he broke into his girlfriend's home, assaulted her, damaged property and stole a cellular phone.

Sandra Taylor of the 100 block of Bridge Court called police at 11:08 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 1 and said Agnew broke into her home through a window. She said he asked her and her daughter in the home not to call the police then destroyed her cell phone and pushed them both down.

Police said Agnew took Taylor's daughter's cell phone and left the residence on foot.

Police found Agnew four blocks away from the home and he admitted to taking the girl's phone but said he thought he left it inside the house. Officers found the phone destroyed in a storm drain nearby.

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