Community activists will be closely watching what happens in a Baltimore courtroom as the trial for two Jewish brothers accused of beating an African-American teenager resumes on Monday. It’s a case that’s already seen some bombshell developments.
The trial for brothers accused of beating an African-American teen moves forward one day after the alleged victim refuses to testify and even asks for charges to be dropped.
Dueling protests downtown.The two brothers involved in a racially charged incident in Park Heights headed to court Wednesday morning. In November, a black teenager was stopped by a Jewish volunteer neighborhood patrol group called Shomrim. What happened next is in dispute, but assault charges have been filed against the two.
The brother of a man accused of attacking a teenager while on patrol with an Orthodox Jewish neighborhood watch group is now facing identical charges.
Eliyahu Werdesheim,23 was arrested and released, but headed back to court after police learned he had plans to leave the country Monday night.
Community leaders from the black and Jewish community are mending relationships.
There are calls for a Jewish neighborhood patrol to be disbanded after a black teenager was allegedly beaten by a volunteer. Two minority groups in Baltimore are trying to avoid racial divisions.
A member of a community action group that patrols one Baltimore neighborhood is under fire, accused of assaulting a teenager.