UPDATE: Six Arrested in Brookline Assault Case
Pittsburgh police made six arrests in the past week for a violent beating on Brookline Boulevard.
Pittsburgh police have identified and arrested six local men for their involvement in a fight in Brookline that sent two people to the hospital.
Brookline residents Matthew Frost, 23, and Wyatt Hess, 19, as well as Julian Leiber, 18, of Beechview, were arrested on Nov. 14.
Each was charged with two counts of aggravated assault, two counts of recklessly endangering another person, criminal conspiracy and possessing instruments of crime.
Anthony Frost, 21, and Mark Iaquinta, 21, both of Brookline, as well as Marc Cataldo, 21, of Beechview, were arrested and charged earlier this month. Click here to see their charges.
According to Pittsburgh police, officers responded to the intersection of Brookline Boulevard and Wedgemere Street for a report of a large fight taking place. Two male victims were injured in the fight, and were taken to a local hospital for treatment.
The victims told police the group of men—some of whom they knew—had beaten them with batons and clubs.
Preliminary hearings for all six men are scheduled for Nov. 19. They currently are in Allegheny County Jail.