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Several charges dropped against man accused of booby-trapping apartment to harm girlfriend



BUTLER COUNTY, Pa. - Several charges filed against a man accused of booby-trapping his apartment to harm his girlfriend were dropped Tuesday.

Kenneth Robinson, of Butler County, is still facing reckless endangerment and weapons charges, but a judge dropped the more serious charges of aggravated assault and simple assault.

Channel 11’s Alan Jennings was there when Robinson came out of court. He said, “It’s a better day than I’ve had in a long time.”

Police said Robinson built a trap in his home that included nails in a piece of wood that would swing down when the door opened.

Officials discovered the wood before it was ever used.

The criminal complaint stated Robinson's girlfriend filed a protection from abuse order against him before that, which upset him.