The story is from Smith County, Texas, where a Robert Luis Robinson, 63, man who was trying to gain custody of his child has been sentenced to jail on the charges of sexual assault. The man has been identified as Robert Luis Robinson. As per the police records, in the year 2009, Robinson had sexually assaulted a then 16-year-old victim after she got drunk and “passed out” and impregnated her.
She reportedly told Robinson about her pregnancy, but he refused initially saying that he is sterile. He recently agreed to get a DNA test done to determine if he is the father of the victim’s child. The tests showed 99.99% probability proving that he is the father of the child born to the victim he sexually assaulted.
Details Of The Incident As Recalled And Reported By The Victim
The identity of the victim and the child has been kept confidential due to security reasons.
The woman had kept it a secret from everyone regarding the father of the child she gave birth to. She recalled the events that happened on the day she met Robinson and incidents after that. She met him in the year 2009. She was reportedly walking in the neighbourhood and Robinson approached her to pick her up and asked if she wanted to go to her apartment for a while. The victim went to her apartment, and he offered her beer.
She said that after drinking the beer, she had passed out. She believes that beer was drugged. She woke up the next morning and noticed that Robinson was on top of her. A few weeks after the assault, she found out that she is pregnant. She was living in Juvenile detention at that time.
She reportedly informed Robinson about her pregnancy, but he refused to believe it as he said he was sterile. She didn’t want Robinson to get in trouble, so she did not tell anyone about the father of the child. The child was born in December 2009. She later asked for financial assistance, for which he bought diapers and gave her money sometimes.
Robinson Wanted Custody Of The Child After DNA Tests Proved Him To Be The Father
Although, The victim kept the secret for a decade about the child’s father. Child Protective Services, along with the Tyler Police Department, made an affidavit of what had happened at the time of the incident. Recently, Robinson agreed to undergo a DNA test and was proven to be the father of the child. The case was then transferred to the Smith County Sheriff’s Office as the incident happened at that place. After the DNA results, he demanded custody of the child.
Charges Against Robinson
As per the court records, Judge Christi Kennedy has asked a pre-sentence investigation. The next hearing is scheduled to be on March 6.