Benefit Set Up For Riverwalk Attack Victim

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Assistance continues to pour in after the May 3rd Riverwalk attack in Downtown Augusta of a couple.

Wesley Spires and Ashley Solesbee were severely beaten with either an aluminum bat or pipe that night.

The Westside Fire Department and Merriwether Fire Department in Edgefield county are sponsoring a BBQ dinner fundraiser to benefit Wesley Spires as he recovers. It will be held on June 1st at the Westside Community Center on Highway 23 West across from Antioch Baptist Church. The plates will be $9 each with a choice of chicken or pulled pork. Tickets go on sale Friday. For more information call, 803-279-8001 or 803-480-0927.

There is also a medical donation fund set up for Spires. You can give at any Georgia Bank and Trust or at any Southern Bank and Trust.

There is now a $10,000 reward for the arrest and conviction of the person responsible for the May 3rd attack.


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