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Man to be sentenced for noose attack

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CHICAGO (FOX 32 News) -

A Chicago man will be sentenced Wednesday for a hate crime against a Brother Rice student.

Matthew Herman pleaded guilty to one count of misdemeanor battery.

He's one of four teenagers accused of attacking Joshua Merritt in December of last year.

Herman was 18 at the time, and charged as an adult.

The group is accused of putting a noose around Merritt's neck and threatening him with a knife, and using racial slurs against him.

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