LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A 21-year-old Louisville man faces numerous
charges after assaulting his 16-year-old ex-girlfriend, according to
An arrest report states Robert Samples, 21, was asked repeatedly by the
victim to leave her home during an argument on October 25. Police said the
two ended up in the girl's bedroom where there was a struggle in which
holes were knocked in the walls and furniture was moved.
Investigators said Samples left the house after throwing the girl on her
bed, getting on top of her, grabbing her by the neck and squeezing,
Samples returned to the house before police arrived, using keys to let
himself inside without permission, according to the arrest report.
Officers said he retrieved a knife from the kitchen, began threatening the
girl, and then went into a bathroom and threatened to commit suicide.
Samples left the house again before police arrived. He was arrested early
Samples is charged with 1st degree burglary, 4th degree assault and