A Malden man is accused of assaulting a 69-year-old MBTA employee on Sept. 20, according to the MBTA Transit Police blog.
At 11:30 p.m. Sept. 20, Transit Police responded to Roxbury Crossing MBTA station for a report of a MBTA employee who was being assaulted, according to the blog.
"Upon arrival officers located the victim/MBTA employee, a 69-year-old male, who was bleeding from his face and ear," reads the blog. "The victim informed the officers his (alleged) attacker was loitering and engaged in a very boisterous argument with another unknown male in the lobby of the station. The victim informed the two men they would have to leave the station due to their conduct."
The MBTA employee was allegedly punched in the face with a closed fist and was knocked to the ground, according to the blog. The suspect then allegedly kicked the employee in the face and head, and then fled the scene, the blog adds.
An investigation into the incident led to an arrest of Mohammad Noor, 27, of Malden, on Oct. 4 at Ruggles MBTA Station. He was charged with aggravated assault and battery on an elderly person and assault and battery with a dangerous weapon (shod foot).
He was expected to be arraigned Oct. 7 in Roxbury District Court.