Man who beat woman with brick sentenced

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BILOXI, MS (WDAM) - Leroy Parker of Biloxi will spend 26 years in prison for beating a cocktail waitress with a brick during an armed robbery.

The Sun Herald reports that Circuit Judge Roger Clark imposed the sentence in a hearing on Monday. Assistant District Attorney Scott Lusk said the 51-year-old Parker faced three years to life for the armed holdup.

Lusk said the woman was assaulted and robbed in a parking garage on March 24, 2009.

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