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Fayetteville man charged with attempted first-degree murder

Posted November 9, 2009 3:19 p.m. EST
Updated November 9, 2009 4:37 p.m. EST

— A Fayetteville man sought in connection with a domestic dispute where the victim was brutally beaten with a blunt object and left for dead has been found, according to the U.S. Marshals Violent Fugitive Task Force.

Mario Robinson, 29, was arrested at 305 Lynn Avenue in Fayetteville on Monday morning. Robinson was arrested by authorities, who were performing surveillance on the home. They searched the residence and found him hiding in a rear bedroom.

Robinson was being held at Cumberland County jail Monday. He is charged with attempted first-degree murder and assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury.

The charges stem from an Aug. 17 incident at a home in the 1800 block of Overlook Drive.

Authorities said Robinson hit a woman in the face with a blunt object during an argument at the home. Police said he left the victim unconscious and bleeding in the residence.

Robinson had just been released from Cumberland County jail the morning of the beating. He had been arrested for an assault on a woman.