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Baseball Bat Beating Victim Pleads For Public Not To Retaliate Against Suspects [AUDIO]

31 year-old Patrick Bendig is the Jay’s Mart convenience store clerk who was the victim of a vicious baseball bat attack early on January 8.

Bendig came to justice court Friday afternoon to see his alleged assailants be charged with several felonies, including assault with a weapon, robbery and tampering with evidence. He sat quietly while Judge John Odlin interviewed the suspects, Andrew Badger, Cruz Bernardi, brothers Ikika and Devon Kamaka, and set bail for each at $100,000.

After the justice court appearance, Bendig, who suffered a skull fracture and walks with a cane, made a statement to the press in the hallway outside the courtroom.

He asked the public to not seek retaliation against the suspects, and thanked everyone who has supported him since the attack occurred early Tuesday morning.

Bendig, who says he suffers from nausea from the time he wakes up, says he is happy to be alive and walking.

Baseball Bat Beating Victim Patrick Bendig

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