NEW YORK(CBSNewYork) — Five of the bikers who were allegedly involved in a September 29, road rage incident appeared in court on Wednesday.
Reginald Chance, Christopher Cruz, Jason Brown, Robert Sims, and Craig Wright were arraigned on gang assault charges, CBS 2’s John Slattery reported.
The men have been accused of taking part in an attack on a man behind the wheel of a Range Rover. The windows of the vehicle were broken and the man was beaten.
Robert Sims has been accused of stomping on the driver after he was pulled from the vehicle.
“This is news to me. This is the very first time that they’ve advised us of what our alleged participation is,” Sims’ attorney Luther Williams said.
The graphic nature of the video gained nationwide attention and arrests soon followed.
Watch The Full Video Below: WARNING — GRAPHIC IMAGES
Of the five men who were arraigned on Wednesday, three were still being held on bail.
The SUV driver has not been charged with any crime.
You May Also Be Interested In These Stories
- Cops, Candy, And Cobwebs: NYPD Transforms Park Slope Precinct Into Haunted House
- Protesters Disrupt Traffic On George Washington Bridge, Cause Major Delays
- Bodycam Footage Captures Encounter Between Chelsea Bomb Suspect, Police
- Police: Franklin Woman Arrested After Netting $10,000 In Football Ticket Scam