An Atlantic City man has been sentenced to a decade in prison in connection to a brutal attack on the boardwalk in 2021.

58-year-old Kenneth T. Parrish had previously pleaded guilty to charges of,

  • Second-degree robbery by force
    Second-degree aggravated assault with serious bodily injury

The Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office says on October 8th of that year, Atlantic City Police were called to the boardwalk for a report of a woman being attacked.

During the assault, Parrish punched the 49-year-old victim's head and face multiple times. She was permanently blinded and lost the use and function of her left eye.

Her wallet and phone were stolen during the assault.

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As Parrish beat the victim, a good Samaritan intervened and subdued and detained Parrish until the police arrived.

Parrish will be required to serve at least 85 percent of his sentence before becoming eligible for parole.

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