Wheeling man charged in River North attack after video goes viral

Brandon Jefferson, 33 | CREDIT: CPD

A 33-year-old Wheeling man has been charged after allegedly beating and robbing a man in River North.

Brandon Jefferson faces two felony counts of robbery, two felony counts of aggravated battery and one felony count of possessing a stolen vehicle.

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Police identified Jefferson as one of the offenders who battered a 40-year-old man in the 400 block of North State Street on Saturday and stole his personal property and vehicle.


Jefferson was arrested Monday, placed into custody and charged accordingly.

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No additional information was made available by police.