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Biker Gets Prison in Violent Attack on SUV Driver in Manhattan

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    A Brooklyn man who took part in a 2013 assault on a sport utility driver by a group of motorcyclists is heading to prison.

    Jason Brown was sentenced Wednesday to more than three years in prison.

    Brown pleaded guilty in March to assault and riot in connection with the September 2013 attack.

    His lawyer says Brown has accepted responsibility for his actions.

    EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: SUV Chased by Pack of Bikers Is Towed Away

    [NY] EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: SUV Chased by Pack of Bikers Is Towed Away
    The Range Rover that struck a biker after a group of motorcyclists swarmed a family in an SUV is towed away from a lot in Manhattan on Thursday. The family in the SUV said they had no choice to speed away. Edwin Mieses Jr., the biker struck by the SUV, is said to be paralyzed. Police are looking for the biker who assaulted the driver of the SUV.
    (Published Friday, Oct. 4, 2013)

    Prosecutors say Alexian Lien was dragged from his Range Rover and beaten by several motorcyclists in Manhattan. The confrontation began on the West Side Highway after Lien struck one of the bikers while trying to break free.

    Prosecutors say the bikers chased the SUV into the Washington Heights neighborhood

    Eleven people, including an NYPD officer, were indicted in the case.

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