OAKLAND (CBS SF) — An elderly woman was recovering after being kicked in the head while aboard a Bay Area Rapid Transit train early Wednesday.
A BART spokeswoman said the 73-year-old woman was aboard a Richmond-bound train between the San Leandro and Coliseum stations just after 4:30 a.m. when she was attacked by a male passenger.READ MORE: Man Arrested Following Weekend Bar Shooting In Belmont
The woman was believed to have momentarily lost consciousness and suffered a laceration, BART spokeswoman Alicia Trost said. The victim was taken to the hospital.READ MORE: Ready To Restart The Race: Phil Keoghan Talks About The Return Of 'The Amazing Race' After A 19-Month "Pit Stop"
Officers found the suspect at the Coliseum station and arrested him, Trost said. He was booked into county jail.
Surveillance video of the attack was being located but Trost said it would not be available to the public.MORE NEWS: COVID: Testing In Contra Costa County Nearly Double Pandemic Peak During Omicron Surge