Medford P.D. Arrest Robbery Suspect Who Assaulted Victim with Club
Medford Police have arrested Kevin Lee Hawkins, 33, and charged him with 1st degree robbery and 2nd degree assault in connection the theft from a 44-year-old man and then striking him several times with a club in a room at the Valli Hai Hotel on August 21st.
A break came in the case when police located the victimís cell phone in the backyard of a home in the 500 block of Beatty Street the night of the robbery. Fingerprint analysis was completed and Hawkins was identified as a suspect.
Two days after the robbery Hawkins assaulted the 25-year-old female victim from the Valli Hai incident and was arrested for 4th degree assault.
He was interviewed while still in custody when the fingerprint evidence was obtained and the additional charges added.
The injured male victim, initially admitted to intensive care, has been released from the hospital and is still recovering.