MBTA Police Seek Man Who Knocked Other Rider Unconscious
MBTA police are looking for a 22-year-old who allegedly hit a man in the head at the Forest Hills T, knocking him unconscious on Orange Line
Transit Police have sent out an alert that they are looking for a man suspected of knocking another rider unconscious.
The incident took place June 16 at Forest Hills Station. A man who police believe to be 22 told a 55-year-old he would steal his girlfriend, according to police reports. The younger man then punched the older man above his right eye. The blow knocked out the 55-year-old.
After the alleged assault the 22-year-old and a companion left the station via the lower bus way (toward Washington Street). Here are the descriptions provided by police:
- Main suspect — 22-year-old Hispanic man, 5'6", with a medium build, short brown hair and a goatee. He was wearing a white Polo shirt and black jeans.
- Companion — 20-year-old white man, 5'7", with long, wavy blond or brown hair. He was wearing a baseball cap, dark T-shirt and cargo shorts.
If you have information about either man, T police ask that you call Detective Purcell at 617-222-1063 or Transit Police Dispatch at 617-222-1212.
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