June 15, 2024

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The teenager has been ordered held for 60 days, in line with prosecutors.

Blake Nissen / The Boston Globe

A 15-year-old Boston lady was charged Thursday with assaulting an aged man on the Forest Hills MBTA Station earlier this week, prosecutors introduced. 

The teenager was charged in West Roxbury Juvenile Court docket with assault and battery with a harmful weapon (a shod foot) on an individual over 65, in line with the Suffolk County District Lawyer’s workplace. The decide ordered the lady be held for 60 days, setting bail at $500 for the assault cost and and extra $500 for a earlier unarmed theft cost. The lady has been ordered to steer clear of the sufferer and the Forest Hills station and to undergo GPS monitoring. 

Based on prosecutors, MBTA Transit police reply round 8:54 p.m. on Tuesday to the higher busway of the Forest Hills station for a report that an aged man had been assaulted and inured. On the scene, they discovered the 84-year-old man on the bottom, bleeding from the brow and being tended to by two medical doctors and a medical pupil who have been on the station. He remained aware and was taken to Brigham and Girls’s Hospital for therapy and analysis. 

The DA’s workplace stated video surveillance confirmed a gaggle of juveniles, each girls and boys, exit a bus and start hanging out on the station’s entrance. Because the 84-year-old walked by the group, a number of of the juveniles started to stroll carefully behind him and the 15-year-old lady kicked his legs out from behind, deliberately tripping him, and inflicting him to fall ahead on his brow, prosecutor stated. 

“Police have been capable of determine the juvenile via archival surveillance video,” the DA’s workplace stated. “On Wednesday at about 2:45 p.m. MBTA police noticed the juvenile strolling towards the JFK/UMass MBTA Station. Police stopped and arrested the juvenile, who was carrying the identical denims and jacket as within the assault video.” 

The teenager will return to court docket on December 4 for a possible trigger listening to.