STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE
CASE #: 17B402710
TROOPER: Detective Andrew N Todd
STATION: Rutland Unit for Special Investigations (RUSI)
CONTACT #: 802.747.0200 EXT 206
DATE/TIME: May 22, 2017
LOCATION: Rutland, VT
VIOLATION: Domestic Assault and Cruelty to a Child.
ACCUSED: Mark Robertson, Jr.
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Rutland, VT
AGE: Under 10 years of age.
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: N/A
SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:
On May 22, 2017, the Vermont State Police were notified by the Department of Children and Family Services (DCF) that a child under 10 years of age was physically injured by Robertson.
Through the investigation, it was learned Robertson used a lighter to ignite a piece of plastic and threw it on the child’s knee causing a minor injury. Robertson was arrested and lodged at the Marble Valley Correctional Facility.
The Rutland Unit for Special Investigations (RUSI) is a multi-disciplinary team that investigates, prosecutes, and serves victims of sex crimes and child victims of severe physical abuse throughout Rutland County.