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Man pleads guilty for attack that happened in Wrightsville Beach

Hugh Sandlin; Source: New Hanover County Sheriff's Office Hugh Sandlin; Source: New Hanover County Sheriff's Office

Posted by Debra Worley - email

WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, NC (WECT) - A man accused of brutally beating another in Wrightsville Beach last year pleaded guilty Wednesday to assault inflicting serious injury.

Judson Gee was riding his bike on Lumina Avenue last September, when authorities say Hugh Sandlin attacked.  According to Assistant District Attorney Jon David, Gee has made a complete recovery.
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Authorities make an arrest in Wrightsville Beach assault
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Sandlin claims it was a case of mistaken identity.

Sandlin was sentenced to four months in jail, 100 hours of community service, and three years probation.  He also paid $50,000 in restitution.

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