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Man sentenced for beating ex-girlfriend with bat

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An Augusta man who beat his former girlfriend with a baseball bat was sentenced to seven years in prison Monday.

Evans C. Tutt II, 28, pleaded guilty to aggravated assault and battery for the Aug. 11 attack. Richmond County Superior Court Judge Michael N. Annis also imposed a 14-year probation sentence that Tutt will serve after his incarceration.

Tutt was punching the woman when her children came to her aid. Tutt punched her daughter and grabbed a bat from her teenage son, which he used to further harm the woman.

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soapy_725 02/15/13 - 09:28 am
Bat used as assault weapon.

Ban the bats!!! Any weapon used for ASSAULT is an assault weapon.

crackerjack 02/15/13 - 02:51 pm
Baseball bats

Baseball bats are the number one weapon used in violent attacks in the U.S. I think we should ban all baseball bats, especially the ones you can swing over 10 times without reloading.

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