Arrest in videotaped North Philadelphia assault

Domenic Pesce
May 15, 2013 2:43:32 PM PDT
The suspect in a brutal assault in North Philadelphia, that was caught on video, has been arrested.

Domenic Pesce, 25, of the 1500 block of West Locust Street, was arrested on May 8th after he surrendered to police.

The incident happened at 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 17th in the 1700 block of Diamond Street.

Philadelphia Police say Pesce is the man seen in a heated argument with a 20-year-old man.

VIDEO: Watch the video on The Philadelphia Police YouTube channel

Police say Pesce suddenly punched the 20-year-old in the face, then punched another person who tried to intervene.

The video shows a group surrounding both men and then Pesce appears to kick someone on the ground before calmly walking away.

Police say the 20-year-old man suffered serious injuries, including a broken jaw.

Pesce is charged with aggravated assault and related offenses.


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