(WSVN) – A younger girl has been left bloodied and bruised after a neighbor beat her with a metallic bar.
The sufferer was making an attempt to do the suitable factor by serving to her neighbor, however the determination led to him violently beating her and giving her damaged bones and deep cuts to her face.
The chaotic encounter occurred outdoors the sufferer’s residence in Wilton Manors close to North Andrews Avenue, Saturday.
“Allegedly, he lured the sufferer to the house to maneuver furnishings, and that’s when he struck her within the head with a metallic rod a number of instances,” stated Broward County prosecutor Eric Linder.
In keeping with the arrest report and prosecutors, Phillip Siegel attacked the girl with what was described as a 30-inch metallic bar, delivering blow after blow.
The report goes on to say, “Sufferer 1 was capable of get away and ran to her personal house down the corridor the place she was capable of talk to a witness that she was struck a number of instances by the defendant who was armed with what she described as a hammer.”
The girl’s boyfriend and one other man rushed in to assist. The boyfriend discovered Siegel “combative,” and the report reveals Siegel began placing him together with his fists over and over.
The report reads: “Sufferer 2 sustained a small laceration to his lip. Sufferer 2 defended himself and struck the defendant.”
At his first courtroom look, a decide determined the state had ample proof.
“All proper, Mr. Siegel, the courtroom does discover possible trigger for aggravated battery with a lethal weapon,” stated Decide Tabitha Blackmon.
The decide additionally ordered Siegel to keep away from each victims.
A state prosecutor expressed the concern this injured girl now has to reside with.
“Decide, I’ve grave concern for the sufferer’s security and well-being,” Linder stated. “I can advise the courtroom she continues to be within the hospital as of this morning. She is in concern of Mr. Siegel.”
Siegel’s bond has been set at $16,000, and if he posts bond he’ll be on home arrest.
The state additionally stated the sufferer might have suffered everlasting eye injury after the assault.
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