WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- A man is charged with robbery and assault 2nd Degree after abusing his roommate, police said.
Kevin D. Benjamin, 20, of Lexington Park, Md. was arrested after assaulting and robbing his roommate. The incident occurred on May 5, as the victim and suspect were watching X rated videos together. The victim made a sexual suggestion to Benjamin after which he bound the victims hands with a lanyard and began to strike the victim in the face several times. He then stole cash from the victims wallet and told the victim to sleep in the attic of the residence. Benjamin also threatened the victim with death if he decided to report the incident, police said.
Benjamin was taken to the St. Mary's County Detention Center on a $10,000 bond. Additional charges are also pending in this case.