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March 5, 2013
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Man sentenced to prison in attack on women

A 27-year-old Fremont, Calif., man was sentenced Tuesday to 32 months in Nevada state prison for beating two women at a Stateline casino so severely that one victim suffered a miscarriage, and the other had extensive facial damage.

District Judge Tod Young told Huy Phan he must serve 12 months before he is eligible for parole.

Phan pleaded guilty in December to battery causing substantial bodily harm which carried a maximum penalty of 10 years in prison.

"You cannot commit an act of violence of this nature and not be sent to prison," Young said.

Both women testified Tuesday how …

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