The 19-year-old Pottstown man, facing felony assault charges for the viral video beating of a ranger in Love Park last month, had his preliminary hearing Thursday.
Philadelphia police have a 19-year-old man in custody, who they say is the skateboarder seen in a viral video beating and stomping on a park ranger in Love Park.
A Philadelphia Park Ranger is recovering after he was beaten and kicked while working in Love Park on Friday evening. The attack was caught on tape.
It was a heated debate in City Council Thursday morning over slapping skateboarders who damage public art with hefty fines.
Philadelphia city council has put off a vote on a bill to boost penalties against skateboarders and others who do damage to public art and memorials.