A 15-year-old Boston lady is accused of assaulting and injuring an 84-year-old man on the Forest Hills MBTA station, in keeping with the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office.
The lady was ordered held for 60 days after being charged on Thursday in West Roxbury Juvenile Court. She has been charged with assault and battery with a harmful weapon (shod foot) on an individual over 65.
The alleged assault occurred on Tuesday at about 8:54 p.m., when MBTA police responded to the higher busway at Forest Hills station for a report of a person being assaulted and injured.
When police arrived, they discovered the 84-year-old man on the bottom bleeding from his brow. Three MBTA riders — two docs and a medical scholar — have been seen serving to the sufferer.
The sufferer, who remained acutely aware after the assault, was transported to Brigham and Women’s Hospital for analysis and therapy.
Police on the scene discovered that the person had been assaulted by a gaggle of juveniles, the DA’s Office stated. Video surveillance confirmed a gaggle of girls and boys exit a bus, and congregate on the station’s entrance.
As the person walked by the group, a number of juveniles started to stroll intently behind him. Then a lady kicked the person’s legs and tripped him, inflicting him to fall on his brow.
Police have been in a position to establish the lady by way of surveillance video. Then on Wednesday afternoon, MBTA police noticed her strolling towards the JFK/UMass MBTA station, they usually arrested her.
“The quick work by MBTA police in identifying and apprehending the juvenile responsible for this entirely unprovoked attack sends a direct message to anyone contemplating such intolerable crimes — you will be identified, you will be arrested, and you will be prosecuted,” DA Kevin Hayden stated.
The decide ordered $500 bail on the brand new cost, and an extra $500 bail on an present unarmed theft cost. The decide ordered the prior bail revoked for 60 days, and likewise ordered the lady to steer clear of the sufferer, steer clear of Forest Hills station, and undergo GPS monitoring.
She will return to court docket on Dec. 4 for a possible trigger listening to.