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January 9, 2019: Woman Pleads to Road Rage Attack in Supermarket Parking Lot

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A woman charged in connection with an attack of a man whose leg was severed after being pinned against a railing at a Beverly Hills supermarket parking lot entered a plea today, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.

Jamika Marie Abair, 24, pleaded no contest to one count of assault with a deadly weapon, a vehicle, and admitted causing great bodily injury to the victim.

The defendant was immediately sentenced to two years in state prison.

On May 12, 2017, Abair got into an altercation with the victim in a supermarket parking lot in the 9400 block of Olympic Boulevard, prosecutors said. The confrontation ended with Abair driving a vehicle toward the victim, pinning him against a railing and severing one of his legs below the knee, prosecutors added.

Case SA095626 was investigated by the Beverly Hills Police Department.