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Savannah man convicted of aggravated assault

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A man was convicted Wednesday of aggravated assault on his live-in girlfriend.

A jury found Alfred Wayne Perry, 40, guilty of attacking the victim on Aug. 21, 2011, and sexually assaulting her.

Perry admitted arguing, but denied the physical confrontation and claimed the sexual contact was consensual, according to the Chatham County District Attorney's Office.

Perry was acquitted of the other charges of rape, aggravated sodomy and false imprisonment. He is being held in the Chatham County Jail to await sentencing.  He faces a maximum sentence of 20 years for aggravated assault is 20 years in prison and a minimum is a three-year prison sentence.

The case was heard by Judge Karpf in the court's new Major Crimes Division, according to the district attorney's office. 

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