The man accused of attacking and robbing a young boy near a bus stop in Newton has been arrested WHDH reported.
The assault happened on Monday when a young boy was walking to a bus stop in Newton.
“The boy told police that the man approached him from behind and then confronted him, demanding his cellphone. Then the child was able to see that the man had a large knife in his hand,” Fox29 reported.
After a brief struggle, the boy was reportedly knocked to the ground, and the suspect made off with his cellphone.
With the help of other children, the young boy went to school where he reported the incident. He was taken to Boston Children's Hospital.
After the assault the man was seen in a restaurant on Moody Street in Waltham near the Newton line where he left the stolen cellphone, reports said.
The man, who remains unidentified by police, was recognized because of his clothes, according to WHDH. He is reportedly set to be arraigned on Friday.
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