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George Zimmerman bonds out of jail

Seminole County judge sets bond at $5,000

Seminole County booking photo ofGeorge Zimmerman

SANFORD, Fla. – George Zimmerman bonded out of jail Saturday afternoon after he was arrested in Seminole County.

A representative for the Seminole County Sheriff's Office tells our news partner WKMG in Orlando, Zimmerman was booked into the jail around 10 p.m. Friday on a charge of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. 

 The incident apparently occurred several days ago at a home in Lake Mary. Police launched their investigation and made the arrest on Friday. It all came about after Zimmerman allegedly threw a wine bottle at a girlfriend, his lawyer Don West told reporters on Saturday morning.

Zimmerman appeared in court Saturday, with the judge setting his bond at $5000.

He was acquitted in 2013 for the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.