A pregnant woman was assaulted during a robbery at Brumby’s Gas Station on Saturday. According to the Eldon Police Department, the suspect, David L. McCoy, has been arrested.
According to the report, McCoy allegedly robbed the store of cigarettes and beer before assaulting the 38-week-pregnant store clerk. McCoy was apprehended a short time later on Maple Street. The victim was transported to the hospital and treated for her injuries.
McCoy was transported to the Eldon Police Department and questioned. After being informed of his Miranda rights, he confessed to the crime. He was placed under a 24-hour hold and charged with one Class B felony of robbery in the second degree, and one count of damage to jail or property. He is being held on a $250,000 bond.