BELTON — A Bell County jury cleared a Killeen woman of a felony assault with a deadly weapon charge Friday.

The trial of 32-year-old Sylvia Ann Robbins began Monday and was initially scheduled to last only three days, but hours of testimony stretched into almost a full workweek before the jury of 11 women and one man heard closing arguments Friday in the courtroom of 264th District Court Judge Martha Trudo. Jurors returned a verdict of not guilty the same day.

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