$75K bail for St Augustine man on assault charges

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    A St Augustine man has been granted $75,000 bail over charges of assault and malicious damage.

    The man appeared in court on Wednesday and the matter was postponed to October 26th, 2022.

    As part of bail conditions, he must not communicate with the victim unless it’s about the welfare of their children, nor is he to behave in an aggressive manner to her.

    According to police reports, on August 30th, 2022, a woman was at home where she got into an argument with a man who allegedly kicked her in the stomach and slapped her.

    A similar incident reportedly took place in September during which her mobile device was damaged.

    Following investigations by the Gender-Based Violence Unit, the accused was arrested and charged.