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Plea deal results in probation for Austin assaults

Police say same man was attacked twice.

Posted: May 18, 2018 3:39 PM
Updated: May 18, 2018 3:40 PM

AUSTIN, Minn. – After being accused of assaulting the same person twice, an Austin man is sentenced to five years of probation.

Jeremy James Gilbert, 31, pleaded guilty to one count of 5th degree assault in exchange for three other counts of assault and one count of false imprisonment being dismissed. Austin police say he attacked the same man in October and December of 2017.

Besides his probation, Gilbert must perform 300 hours of community service.

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