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Man Charged With Assault on Gary-Hobart Bike Path

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Gary PD
An 18 year old Gary man has been charged with attacking a woman on a bike path near the Gary-Hobart border earlier this month. Gary Police report the victim viewed a photographic display and positively identified a photograph of Devonta Brewington as being the man who attacked her. According to the probable cause affidavit on May 6th, Brewington allegedly rode up behind the 27 year old woman, while she was riding her bicycle east through the walking trail tunnel that goes under I-65, grabbed her by the waist and pushed her into the tunnel wall causing the bicycle to crash. The victim stated Brewington then grabbed her, and attempted to rape her. She further stated that the suspect took her cellphone and let her go.
Brewington is charged with sexual battery, criminal confinement, robbery resulting in bodily injury, attempted criminal deviate conduct, all of which are felonies, along with misdemeanor battery resulting in bodily injury.


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