On August 3, 2016 at approximately 8:00AM Transit Police officers assigned to the Central District received a radio call to respond to the MBTA's Broadway Station for a report of an assault. Upon arrival officers were met by the victim, a female, who relayed the following information : Victim was on a red line train, as the train stopped at Andrew Sq. to allow passengers to board a male entered and began to threaten and intimidate other riders and pushed his way through. The victim began to video tape his conduct and the male threatened and then assaulted the victim knocking her phone to the ground. The assailant then exited at Broadway Station.
from victim's video
The victim provided Transit Police with the video which depicted the aforementioned male assailant. As a result of a thorough investigation by Transit Police Detectives, Vincente Lomba, 25, of Boston was arrested on 09/09/2016 at Andrew Sq. station. Vincente will face the following charges; Intimidation of a Witness, Assault and Battery and Threats to Commit a Crime.
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