Bloomington men charged in mob attack

A Cook County, Ill., grand jury has indicted five Indiana men on charges that they attacked a group of diners with metal batons and hammers at a suburban Chicago restaurant last month. Three of the accused live in Bloomington: Alex R. Stuck, 22, and brothers Cody L. Sutherlin, 23, and Dylan J. Sutherlin, 20. A third brother, Jason W. Sutherlin, 33, of Gosport, also was charged, along with John S. Tucker, 26, of Spencer. The men appeared in court Tuesday. Prosecutors allege that they were among 18 masked attackers who stormed into a restaurant in Tinley Park on May 19. Authorities say they attacked a group of people allegedly tied to white supremacist groups. The men face felony charges of mob action, aggravated battery, criminal damage to property and armed violence. A defense attorney said the suspects will enter not guilty pleas.

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