TFC Corey King
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 16, Henderson
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Burglary 1st and Robbery 1st Investigation and Arrest
Date of News Release: 05/24/2005
(Henderson, KY) - The victim, Wesley Mann, was at his residence at 425 Spruce Street in Uniontown when his wife arrived at approximately 3:00 am, Mr. Mann and Tina Mann subsequently entered the bedroom of the residence and were talking further when Tina Mann's brother, Steven Dennis, entered the room armed with a hatchet in one hand and a sword approximately 4 feet long in the other. Steven Dennis then demanded all of Wesley Mann's money while armed with the weapons. Mr. Mann then attempted to subdue Mr. Dennis and was struck in the side of the head with the hatchet. A struggle then took place and Mr. Mann was able to tackle Mr. Dennis at the front door of the home. While the two subjects were fighting Tina Mann retrieved the large sword her brother had dropped and she struck her ex-husband on the left shoulder cutting him and allowing her brother to escape the residence with the victim's wallet. Tina Mann was arrested at the scene and transported and lodged in the Union county Jail and charged with Robbery 1st degree. Steven Dennis was located at Sand Lane and Green Street in Henderson by Officers of the Henderson Police Department and was detained until the State Police arrived and arrested Dennis for the Burglary and Robbery charges. Steven Dennis was then transported to the Union County Jail and lodged for the Felony charges. Wesley Mann was not seriously injured in the attack and refused transport to the Hospital.