Video: OSP releases arrest video of man accused of slashing wife's throat

Video: OSP releases arrest video of man accused of slashing wife's throat (Courtesy OSP)

CLARK COUNTY, Ohio (WKEF/WRGT) - Troopers with the Ohio State Highway Patrol have released video of the arrest of a Springfield man accused of cutting his wife's throat.

Raymond Roberts, 42, is currently being held on $250,000 bond and entered a 'not guilty' plea in court on Monday. Roberts was arrested over the weekend in southwestern Clark County by OSHP.

Video just released shows the short chase Roberts led the trooper on before he stopped, put his hands out of the window and surrendered. Video from the trooper's cruiser shows Roberts get out of his car with his hands up, he then laid down on the ground and put his hands behind his back. That's when the trooper moves in to place Roberts under arrest.

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The arrest came after a nationwide manhunt for Roberts. In all he was on the run for two days. On Thursday night, his wife call 911 with help from a Good Samaritan. The woman, who has not yet been identified, first tried to call 911 from Roberts' home, but left in her car. She eventually made her way to a local store with help, the Good Samaritan, who is an airman at the National Guard Base in Springfield, talked to dispatchers, "Some lady just pulled up here, looks like she had her throat sliced open," he said. At last check the woman was expected to survive her injuries.

Roberts is being held on charges on felonious assault and domestic violence.


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