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Arizona man considers plea deal in shovel attack

PRESCOTT, Ariz. -- An Arizona man set to stand trial for beating a northern Arizona family with a shovel before stealing their pickup and dogs may accept a plea agreement.

The Prescott Daily Courier reported that 40-year-old Eric Tuttle was offered a deal last week that would turn a potential 250-year sentence into 21 years or less.

According to investigator, Tuttle attacked in 2012 a Seligman family who had previously let him stay on their property.

The Yavapai County Sheriff's Office said Tuttle assaulted a 54-woman, her 77-year-old dad and her 77-year-old mom.

Deputies said Tuttle then bound the trio with duct tape inside a travel trailer and stole the family's truck.

His attorney, Linda Moore, said she didn't have a decision on the plea deal.

Tuttle is scheduled to reappear in court Oct. 28.

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