Baseball Bat Robber Changes Plea to Guilty in Missoula
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A Missoula man has pleaded guilty to his role in a January convenience store robbery in which the clerk was beaten with baseball bats and the robbers fled with the cash register that contained just over $90.
KECI-TV reports 25-year-old Andrew Lloyd Badger pleaded guilty in District Court on Tuesday to felony conspiracy to commit robbery. Prosecutors agreed to drop an assault with a weapon charge in exchange for the guilty plea.
There is no sentencing recommendation in the case. Badger is scheduled to be sentenced on Dec. 24.
The clerk, Patrick Bendig suffered a skull fracture that was repaired with a titanium plate.