Monday, May 19, 2014

Lawrence man arrested for Assaulting MBTA employee

Saud Alradada
On May 17, 2014 at approximately 7:25pm Transit Police officers working in Area 1 received a radio call to respond to Park Street MBTA station (Red Line Northbound side) for a report of an MBTA employee who was assaulted. Upon arrival officers were met by the victim (MBTA employee) who relayed the following: while standing by the AFC gates a male, later identified as Saud Alradada 21 of Lawrence, came up to her and struck her in the shoulder with a closed fist. The victim yelled out to another MBTA employee for assistance and Alradada began to walk away. As Alradada was riding up the escalator he faced both employees displayed his middle finger and then fully exposed himself.

Transit Police placed Alradada into custody and transported him to Transit Police HQ for the arrest booking process. It is expected Alradada will be arraigned sometime today in Boston Municipal Court for Assault & Battery and Indecent Exposure.

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The events listed above are allegations; All defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.