The third of three Swiss youths accused of attacking five people in Munich has admitted his involvement in the 2009 incident.This content was published on October 14, 2010 - 21:10
The young man, who is now 18 years old, made his confession on Thursday – shortly before the court case was due to wrap up.
He and his two co-accused are charged with attempted murder and serious bodily injury.
According to his lawyer, the young man has written a letter of apology to the primary victim.
The three teenagers from the Zurich area randomly attacked five strangers in Munich while on a school trip on June 30, 2009. Apparently, the boys had been drinking.
The victims of their 30-minute rampage included a 46-year-old man whom they nearly beat to death. They also attacked a disabled man and a Bulgarian student.
The defendants, who have previous convictions in Switzerland, face up to ten years in prison.
swissinfo.ch and agencies
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