Stephanie Gilmore shown here in 2010 after being assaulted.
Stephanie Gilmore shown here in 2010 after being assaulted. Contributed

Gilmore attacker pleads guilty

STEPHANIE Gilmore's attacker pleaded guilty to some offences but will contest others.

Julius Fox pleaded guilty to the assault and reckless wounding of Miss Gilmore in December 2010 outside her Tweed Heads unit.

Miss Gilmore sustained a head wound and a fractured wrist in the attack.

Fox will be sentenced on June 18.

Although Fox pleaded guilty to the assault he was contesting the three charges of wounding a person with intent, grievous bodily harm by unlawful act and grievous bodily harm with intent.

Fox will face court again to contest the three charges on July 3.



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