Sara Huegill has had her stealing charge dropped due to mental health reasons.
The 34-year-old wife of Olympian Geoff Huegill appeared in Byron Bay local court today after allegedly stealing a pair of $2000 leather pants from a luxury clothing store in Byron Bay in May.
At the time, her lawyer released a statement saying she “deeply regrets the incident”.
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“Sara deeply regrets the incident and apologises unreservedly,” the statement read.
“Sara has made good progress recently in being treated for issues related to anxiety and depression and acknowledges this is a setback.
“She has asked for privacy and understanding for her family at this time.”
It’s understood the case will now be dealt with under the Mental Health Act.