WAUSAU, Wis. (WSAU) -- A 40-year-old man arrested for robbing a mother with her children near Wausau’s Brockmeyer Park was in court yesterday.
Robert B. Carey of Wausau was in Marathon County Circuit Court yesterday where his bail was set at $50,000.
Carey is accused of attacking a woman on Stettin Drive and demanding her money while threatening her with a kitchen knife at around 9:15 a.m. Friday. The 32-year-old mother was pushing her children in a stroller at the time.
Carey was arrested near 36th Avenue soon after the incident. He later claimed to officials that he was having a bad day and needed the money. He was officially charged yesterday with felony armed robbery with threat of force and misdemeanor battery.