Bleeding Man Arrested for Assault and Battery, Gets Head Stapled
Suspect was detained at the intersection of Centre and Bellevue streets, after fleeing the scene. The following info was provided by the BPD, and charges do not indicate a conviction.
District E-5 Police arrested a West Roxbury man for assault and battery with a baton on April 29.
Martin Thomas, of 123 Park St., West Roxbury, was arrested and charged with assault and battery with a dangererous weapon to wit a metal rod.
Police responded to 123 Park St., around 3:29 a.m. for a report of an assault. Police spoke with two victims who said the suspect, who lived at the residence, savagely struck one of the victims on the left side of the face and forearm. The suspect also allegedly struck the other victim on the head.
Police witnessed one of the victims to be bleeding profusely from atop her head, while the other victim had red and swollen marks under his left eye and forearm, according to a Boston Police report. Both victims declined medical attention, although Boston EMS was called to the scene.
The suspect was located at the intersection of Centre and Bellevue streets and was arrested. When asked about the incident, the suspect allegedly did not answer any of the officers questions.
The suspect was taken to Faulkner Hospital for a scalp laceration and told to have the staples removed in seven days.