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Homeless man given $100,000 bond in aggravated assault case

Suspect, victim both homeless

Robert Allen III, 40, had his bond set during an appearance in the 41-B District Court of Clinton Township Monday.
Robert Allen III, 40, had his bond set during an appearance in the 41-B District Court of Clinton Township Monday.

MACOMB COUNTY, Mich. – One homeless man was given a $100,000 bond Monday during his arraignment on charges he assaulted and robbed another homeless man. 

Robert Allen III, 40, had his bond set during an appearance in 41-B District Court of Clinton Township. 

Allen is prohibited from having contact with the 45-year-old victim if he is released from bond. Allen is scheduled to return to court Oct. 3 for a probable cause conference. 

The assault and robbery happened Friday. Allen was arrested in Mount Clemens and taken into custody the same day.  

The Macomb County Prosecutor’s Office authorized a two-count warrant for the suspect: count 1, assault with intent to murder (life felony); and count 2, robbery-unarmed (15-year felony).

Allen is accused of assaulting the victim and then taking his backpack containing his personal property. 

The victim remains in critical condition. 


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