$10K reward offered for arrest, conviction in Riverwalk attack

By: Kara Apel Email
By: Kara Apel Email

Wednesday, May 8, 2013

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW) -- A $10,000 reward has been issued for information leading to an arrest and conviction in the assault at the Riverwalk.

Two men attacked a couple on May 3 near the 700 block of Reynolds Street, hitting them in the face and head with a metal object after demanding money.

The male victim, 27-year-old Wesley Spires of Edgefield, is still in the hospital. The female victim, 25-year-old Ashley Solesbee, has since been released from the hospital.

The two men, described as tall and slender black males, were wearing all-black clothing. They have not been identified at this time.

According to the Sheriff's Office, the $10,000 reward has the following conditions:

  • The funds will be held by Phillip Scott Hibbard, PC.
  • These funds are designated for the person who provides information which leads to the arrest and conviction of the perpetrators of the aforementioned assault. The reward recipient may not be an employee of the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office.
  • If an arrest is made within 60 days, the reward will stay in trust via Phillip Scott Hibbard, PC, until conviction, provided that conviction occurs within 24 months. If no conviction occurs within 24 months from the date of the arrest, the reward is null and void. If no arrest is made within 60 days the reward is null and void.

The donor wishes to remain anonymous.

If you have any information, call the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office at (706) 821-1080. Callers may remain anonymous.

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