Bradenton woman uses iPad as weapon, police say

HERALD STAFF REPORTDecember 13, 2013 

Robin Lowe

MANATEE -- A Bradenton woman was charged with using a full size Apple iPad as a weapon after she threw the tablet at a victim's face.

Robin Elease Lowe, 54, of the 6400 block of 47th Street East, was charged with throwing a missile in a dwelling after an incident occurred at 1:37 a.m. Thursday, according to a Manatee County Sheriff's Office report.

Lowe and the victim are cohabitants who reside together as a family, the report states.

During a heated verbal argument, Lowe became angry and pushed the victim into a chair, the report states.

Lowe then struck the victim in the face with the tablet, the report adds.

The tablet is an object that is capable of causing great bodily harm, the report states.

After he was hit, the victim got a cut beneath his eye, but refused medical attention, according to the report.

The iPad was completely shattered, the report adds.

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