Man Accepts Plea Deal in Attack at OC Hospital  


SANTA ANA (CNS) - A man who attacked a victim with a metal pole and vandalized a pop-up tent at Placentia-Linda Hospital entered into a plea deal today and was immediately sentenced to six months in jail and one year of formal probation.  

Anthony Christopher Reyes, 37, had been facing felony charges, which were reduced to misdemeanors as part of his plea deal, in which hate crime sentencing enhancements were dropped.  

Reyes pleaded guilty to one misdemeanor count each of assault with a deadly weapon, resisting an executive officer, violation of civil rights with violent injury, vandalism and resisting a peace officer.  

The attack occurred Dec. 13 at the Placentia hospital at 1301 N. Rose Drive, according to the criminal complaint.

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