Trial for alleged flash mob member

September 2, 2009 7:13:15 PM PDT
A Philadelphia man was ordered to stand trial today on charges that he was part of a mob that attacked a bicyclist on Broad Street back in May. Authorities say 21-year-old Stephen Lyde was one of eight men who severely beat and robbed 54-year-old victim on May 30.

The men were said to be part of an unruly flash mob that gathered on South Street.

The mob trashed cars and a convenience store before ending their rampage along South Broad Street.