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Watertown Man Busted For Attacking Man on MBTA

Bryon Lashus, 32, of Watertown, is facing serious assault charges.

A Watertown man was arrested on Aug. 27 after he allegedly attacked a man at the Downtown Crossing MBTA station in Boston, according to MBTA Transit Police. 

Bryon Lashus, 32 was arrested and charged with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon and assault and battery on a disabled person. Another individual, Karen Akiba, 22, of Cambridge was also arrested faces the same charges. 

The pair is scheduled to be arraigned on Aug. 28 in Boston Municipal Court. 

The incident started on Aug. 27 at around 12:37 a.m. when polcie received a report of a man being attacked by several people, according to Transit Police When police arrived, they found a 40-year-old man with lacerations, facial and torso swelling. 

The alleged victim told police the attack happened after he got into a verbal dispute with a woman who was with at the station with several men, according to Transit Police. The attackers escaped before police arrived, but officers quickly caught up with them. 

MBTA Police are investigating the incident. 

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