Suspect arraigned in Detroit mob beating of driver

Cars enter local business at the scene of an attack on Wednesday at the street corners of Morang and Balfour on Thursday, April 3, 2014 in Detroit. A suburban Detroit man was in critical condition Thursday with severe head injuries after a neighborhood mob beat and kicked him when he stopped to check on a 10-year-old boy who stepped from a curb into the path of his pickup.  (AP Photo/Detroit News, Clarence Tabb Jr)
Cars enter local business at the scene of an attack on Wednesday at the street corners of Morang and Balfour on Thursday, April 3, 2014 in Detroit. A suburban Detroit man was in critical condition Thursday with severe head injuries after a neighborhood mob beat and kicked him when he stopped to check on a 10-year-old boy who stepped from a curb into the path of his pickup. (AP Photo/Detroit News, Clarence Tabb Jr)

DETROIT (AP) — A 17-year-old has been arraigned and two other men are charged in the beating of a suburban motorist who accidentally struck a 10-year-old Detroit boy with his pickup truck.

Bruce Wimbush Jr., 30-year-old Wonzey Saffold and 24-year-old James Davis are charged with assault with intent to murder and assault with intent to do great bodily harm.

A not-guilty plea was entered for Wimbush during a video arraignment Tuesday. His bond is $500,000.

Prosecutors say Saffold and Davis also will be arraigned Tuesday.

A 16-year-old boy also is in custody following Wednesday’s attack on 54-year-old Steve Utash. Others are being sought.

David Harris was injured after stepping in front of Utash’s pickup. At least a half-dozen men jumped Utash after he stopped to help the boy.

Utash is in critical condition.

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