Wednesday, September 14, 2022

Quincy man bites MBTA official.

 On September 13, 2022 at approximately 7:45AM Transit Police officers assigned to the South District received a radio call to respond to the MBTA's Fields Corner Station for a report of an assault in progress. Upon arrival officers observed a male, later identified as Sean Kenneally, 32, of Quincy being restrained by a Boston Fire Fighter and an MBTA worker. Officers immediately intervened and took control of Kenneally. Officers then spoke with the victim/MBTA official who provided the following statement: The Victim was flagged down by patrons who informed him there was a male, later identified as Kenneally, yelling obscenities and spitting towards other passengers on the inbound platform. When the MBTA official went to see what Kenneally's issue was Kennaeally responded with a  close fist that struck the victim in the face and also bit him on his hand breaking the skin. 

Kenneally was transported to TPD-HQ for the arrest booking process and the victim was transported to a local area hospital for the bite wound. 

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