Joliet Mayor Bob O'Dekirk subdues rioter

A video has been released showing Joliet Mayor Bob O'Dekirk subduing a rioter who he said had attacked him.

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Joliet mayor scuffles with protestor

Area pastors say they are seeking justice, want O’Dekirk to resign

Joliet Mayor Bob O'Dekirk on Sunday night assisted police officers during a protest that later turned into a riot along Jefferson Street. O'Dekirk made a statement after the video surfaced showing the mayor using physical force to subdue a protestor who, he said, had attacked him.