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Teen faces hearing in mob attack on motorist

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DETROIT (AP) - A 16-year-old Detroit boy is due back in juvenile court on assault and ethnic intimidation charges in the brutal beating of a suburban motorist.

A hearing is scheduled Thursday afternoon at the Lincoln Hall of Justice.

The teen is being held on a $400,000 bond. He was arraigned Saturday in the April 2 beating of 54-year-old Steve Utash on Detroit's east side.

Utash was punched and kicked by several people as he stopped to check on a 10-year-old boy who was struck when he stepped in front of Utash's pickup truck.

Utash of Macomb County's Clinton Township remains hospitalized with severe head injuries.

Four adults are charged with assault with intent to murder and assault with intent to commit great bodily harm. They face preliminary examinations on Monday.

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