Fund set up for Riverwalk mugging victim

Wednesday, May 8, 2013 5:55 PM
Last updated 5:56 PM
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An account has been set up to accept donations for a victim of a vicious Riverwalk attack.

Wesley Spires, 27, and Ashley Solesbee, 25, both of South Carolina, were robbed and attacked with a metal bat or pipe while sitting on a bench near the former Fort Discovery late Friday. Both were treated for facial injuries. Spires was admitted to University Hospital in critical condition after driving himself and Solesbee to the hospital following the attack.

Police continue to search for the assailants.

A Wesley Spires Donation Fund has been set up at Georgia Bank and Trust and Southeastern Bank and Trust.

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nocnoc 05/08/13 - 09:11 pm
Making a trip 1st time in the morning

I hope others do also.

oldfella 05/08/13 - 10:16 pm
I can't get off work

So how can I donate online?

Sean Moores
Sean Moores 05/09/13 - 02:04 pm
@ oldfella

I am talking to a couple people about funds, but I don't know of an online option. Someone is supposed to email me information for mailing donations. I will add that as soon as I hear from them.

Sean Moores
Sean Moores 05/09/13 - 03:34 pm

Saturday, June 1, 2013
11:00am until 3:00pm

Westside Community Center 1842 Hwy 23 West across from Antioch Baptist Church

$9.00 a plate (Cash and Checks Only)

Make checks payable to: Wesley Spires Benefit Fund
Mail checks to 1502 Stephens Road NA,SC 29860 Attn: Bobby Allen

Choice of bbq chicken or pulled pork

Tickets go on sale 5/11-5/29

If interested leave a message on this page or email me or Bobby letting us know how many tickets you would like.

And if you're one of the few people who don't like bbq your donations are still welcomed.

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