BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The case against George Zimmerman in Florida is affecting a Baltimore trial involving a neighborhood watch group.
The trial of Eliyahu and Avi Werdesheim has been delayed.READ MORE: Baltimore County Police Union Declares It Has Lost Confidence In Leadership Of BCPD Chief Melissa Hyatt
The brothers are accused of beating an African-American teen while patrolling a Jewish neighborhood in November 2010.
They face multiple charges, including assault.
The brothers have claimed self-defense.READ MORE: Maryland Weather: Cooler & Sunny, But Cloudy Skies On The Way
Defense attorneys say they want to postpone the case until the uproar over Trayvon Martin and George Zimmerman has eased. They also plan to ask for a change of venue.
A judge will hear the motions Tuesday.
If convicted, the pair faces up to 13 years in prison.MORE NEWS: Dunkin Donuts Will Donate Portion Of Coffee Sales To Local Children's Center And Hospital