SHEBOYGAN — A 39-year-old Sheboygan man is accused of physically assaulting a teenage girl at his south side apartment.
Robert J. Rogers, who resides at 2016A South 8th Street, was charged with felony physical abuse of a child and sexual intercourse with a child. A pre-trial conference is scheduled for Thursday, May 10th and a plea hearing is set for Monday, May 21st.
According to the criminal complaint, a detective spoke with a 17-year-old female who said she was physically assaulted by Rogers while at his apartment on South 8th Street. The girl told the detective that Rogers was angry that someone had taken money out of his wallet. Rogers reportedly punched the girl twice in the face and nearly a dozen times in the body. The girl said Rogers slammed her up against the garage and choked her out.
The physical assault occurred on February 24th according to the girl.
The girl told police that in the days prior to the physical assault, she and Rogers had sex.