BURLINGTON – A wanted Iowa woman bummed a ride to a gas station but on the way there, bloodied the face of her driver and robbed him, leading to a felony arrest.
Police say a Mt. Pleasant, Iowa, woman and a Burlington, Iowa, man are in jail following a robbery that occurred Tuesday. Just before 11:00 PM that evening, an emergency call was made to authorities explaining that a man had been assaulted at Gasland, 1003 Summer Street in Burlington, and he was bleeding from the face.
When officers arrived, they located a male with a laceration under his right eyelid. The victim said he was contacted by Corsha Williams who requested a ride to the Gasland. The victim said he drove to South 5th and Division where he picked up Williams and Kermontae Heard. The victim said while he was driving the to Gasland, he and Williams began arguing. The victim told officers when they arrived at Gasland, Williams began to punch him repeatedly on the side of his face while still inside the vehicle. The victim told officers his wallet was missing following the attack.
Following the alleged attack, officers watched video surveillance from Gasland and saw the victim and Williams exit the vehicle and Williams began chasing the victim. The video also showed Williams fall onto the victim and continued to hold onto him for the duration of the interaction.
Officers located Williams and Heard near the intersection of Cedar Street and Central Avenue. Williams and Heard were both arrested on outstanding arrest warrants unrelated to the incident. Heard was taken to the Des Moines County Correctional Facility while Williams was taken to the police department for questioning in regards to the assault call. Officers found Williams in possession of the victim’s keys, wallet and cell phone.
Corsha Adrianna Williams, 25, was charged with 2nd degree robbery, a C felony.
(PHOTO: Corsha Adrianna Williams, jail photo)