WASHINGTON -- An 18-year-old and a juvenile has been arrested for the assault of a blind man who was a passenger on a Metro Red Line train, according to DC police.
Darion Rivers of Prince George's County, Md. has been charged with two counts of assault.
An unidentified juvenile has been charged with three counts of assaults form the same incident, police said.
On Monday, police said two suspects assaulted a blind man, who had a seeing eye dog with him at the time, on a Metro train around 8 a.m.
The assault happened at the Rhode Island Avenue Metro Stop on the Red Line.
Police released photos of the two suspects that they say were taken by witnesses.
One anonymous witness said when the 44-year-old blind man accidentally bumped into the suspects, it started a chain reaction: a confrontation, verbal and physical assault and then good Samaritans jumped in to help the blind man out.