Officials looking for suspects in MBTA train assault

By News Staff

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Two young girls from Rhode Island were hurt trying to help a man who was being beaten up on an MBTA train.

Cell phone video captured part of the attack on a red line train in Boston Sunday night.

An argument had broken out between the man and a group of six riders.

Fists started flying and all six people started ganging up on the man.

That's when two girls from Rhode Island tried to break up the fight, but it only escalated and the girls were kicked and punched.

Police are searching for the six suspects who were described as:

The suspects were described:

– White Female, blonde hair, 18-25yrs of age, wearing blue jeans and a blue shirt carrying a flowered pocketbook

– White Female, Brown hair, 18-25 yrs of age, wearing blue jeans black shirt white scarf, boots and a black purse 

– White Male, Wearing jeans, royal blue hooded sweatshirt, 15-20 yrs of age

– White Male, 30-40 yrs of age wearing a red jacket and green sneakers

– White Male, 30-40 yrs of age, wearing blue jeans, black sweater, black shoes, black jacket

– White Male, 40-50 yrs of age, short hair, wearing jeans and a grey light weight jacket

If you know the whereabouts or identity of these individuals please contact the Criminal Investigations Unit at 617-222-1050.

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