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His lawyer argues he was convicted with bunk DNA evidence to protect a politically connected neighborhood patrol.
"They threw me to the ground, dragged me on my knees, told me to 'stay on the ground you f---ing f----t.'"
"We discovered that many of the residents in the area were being uncooperative."
Taj Patterson was left blind in one eye after he was attacked by five men that prosecutors say were members of the ultra-Orthodox Williamsburg Safety Patrol.
They were initially charged with multiple felonies, but took a plea deal that will earn them probation, community service, and $1,400 in restitution.
They reportedly marked the case closed less than a day after the beatdown.
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