Cedar Rapids man charged after assaulting multiple people
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) - A 26-year-old has been arrested after allegedly assaulting multiple individuals.
On August 27th, 2023 at approximately 2:11 am, police responded to the 100 block of S Clinton St. Officials say that Donall Diggins and several other subjects delivered several kicks to a defenseless victim who was on the ground. Video footage of the incident shows that at no point in the lead-up to the assault, does the victim assault the defendant.
The victim was severely injured, suffering a broken nose, broken eye socket, brain bleed, and a major concussion. Diggins also reportedly punched one of the victim’s friends in the face in the lead-up to the incident
According to the criminal complaint, Diggins admitted to being at the scene and providing a story consistent with the video footage.
Diggins was charged with Willful Injury - Causing Serious Injury and Participating in a Riot.
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