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May 16, 2021

Gilmore attack: man faces committal

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Julius Sterling Guy Fox, 27, has been charged with striking the then 22-year-old with a metal pole in December 2010.

Gilmore was walking upstairs at her Tweed Heads unit block when the man allegedly attacked her from behind.

Fox remains in custody charged with wounding and intent to cause grievous bodily harm.

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