A woman had just finished working out at a Plant Fitness in Belmont, North Carolina, when police said a man beat her unconscious in the parking lot.
A woman had just finished working out at a Plant Fitness in Belmont, North Carolina, when police said a man beat her unconscious in the parking lot. Fernando Salazar Charlotte Observer file photo
A woman had just finished working out at a Plant Fitness in Belmont, North Carolina, when police said a man beat her unconscious in the parking lot. Fernando Salazar Charlotte Observer file photo

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