Sentences for three University of Wisconsin students have been deferred after they pleaded guilty to misdemeanor charges in connection to a fight outside Sellery Hall in May.
The University of Wisconsin Police Department made three arrests in May in connection to a substantial battery case outside Sellery Residence Hall.
At that time, one student was cited for misdemeanor battery, while two other students were both arrested for substantial battery, according to a UWPD incident report.
On June 6, one student pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of disorderly conduct. The following month, another student pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor battery charge. In August, the third student pleaded guilty to misdemeanor charges of battery. All of their sentences were deferred.
In a video sent to The Badger Herald, three men were seen surrounding and attacking someone, who remained on the ground during the fight.
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The victim suffered a broken wrist and a concussion, according to the report.
The battery was directly related to an earlier fight at a downtown bar that evening, according to the report.
All three students came forward after a campus-wide email about the fight was sent Saturday, according to the incident report.
Dec. 13, 5:19 p.m.: This post has been updated to reflect the charges each student pleaded guilty to and that their sentences were deferred in court.