Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Brocton man accuses fellow passenger of picture taking. Strikes him with umbrella. Quincy Center.

 On August 15, 2022 at approximately 7:15AM Transit Police Officers assigned to the South District were on patrol at the MBTA's Quincy Center Station. While there they were approached by an MBTA customer service agent who reported a male was struck on the head by another male and pointed the officers in the direction of the incident. Officers immediately proceeded in that direction and located a male victim, 60 years of age, who reported the following information; The victim while walking towards the fare gates was asked by another male, later identified as Marvin Hunt, 41, of Brockton "Why are you taking my photo?". The victim denied doing so and was uncertain what Hunt was referencing. As a response Hunt struck the victim over the head with his umbrella and walked away. 

Officers located Hunt and placed him into custody for Assault & Battery Dangerous Weapon. Hunt was transported to TPD HQ for the arrest booking process. 

media inquiries should be directed to Superintendent Richard Sullivan at rsullivan@mbta.com  the events listed above are allegations; All defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt