Hinesburg man arrested for stalking, assault

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ST. GEORGE — A Hinesburg man was arrested on Dec. 21 after a series of incidents that included stalking, aggravated assault, and other violations, according to Vermont State Police.

Joseph Robar, 36, was taken into custody after Troopers were alerted to an incident on Dec. 19 at around 11:18 a.m. where he allegedly attempted to run a victim off St. George Road on Route 2A, causing the victim to fear bodily harm.

Robar had active conditions prohibiting him from contacting the victim.

During the search for Robar, the Williston Police Department responded to a separate incident where Robar reportedly threw a wrench, causing property damage, and then used a vehicle to ram another vehicle head-on in an attempt to inflict serious injury on another victim.

Williston Police successfully located and arrested Robar on Dec. 21.

He was processed at the Williston State Police barracks and subsequently taken to the Northwest State Regional Correctional Facility.

Robar was held without bail and is due to appear in Chittenden County Superior Court.

The Vermont State Police have not released the names of the victims, adhering to policies regarding incidents of sexual assault or domestic violence.

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