Local resident is facing several felony charges after beating a woman he was in a relationship with and then threatening to kill her with a knife and a stolen gun

Lawrence, KS – According to the police officials, his name is Robert Brothers Jr. and he allegedly beat the woman repeatedly during two separate incidents in February until she could get away from him in the safety of a Lawrence bank, where the police were contacted.

He allegedly threatened to kill the woman because he believed she had cheated on him and had lied about it.

The victim told police that he pointed a gun at her and said, “If you lie to me again, I am going to shoot you. If you lie to me again, I’m actually going to kill you today.”

LPD officers arrested him outside Bank Midwest, while the woman was inside. He is charged with two counts of aggravated kidnapping, two counts of aggravated assault and one count of criminal threat, which are all felonies. He is also charged with two counts of domestic battery, theft and interference with law enforcement, which are misdemeanors.

Brothers is currently being held in the Douglas County Jail on a $250,000 cash or surety bond.