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.READ MORE: MTA, Union Leaders Call For More NYPD Officers To Patrol Subways After Off-Duty Conductor Nearly Blinded By Attacker
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.READ MORE: New Jersey Native Jovan Collazo Accused Of Hijacking School Bus At Gunpoint, Holding Elementary School Students Hostage In South Carolina
The graphic nature of the video gained nationwide attention and arrests soon followed.
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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.MORE NEWS: NYPD Investigating Possible Hate Crime After Statue Of Polish Hero Father Jerzy Popiełuszko Is Vandalized
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