Woman Arrested for Allegedly Spitting on, Assaulting Disabled Person on MBTA Train

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A Boston woman was arrested for allegedly assaulting and spitting on a disabled MBTA passenger, according to police.

Joanna Drafahl, 20, of South Boston faces charges that include assault and battery on a disabled person after she allegedly spit in the face of a disabled person and assaulted them Wednesday, according to MBTA Police.

The alleged incident happened at about 11:15 a.m. at Harvard Square Station in Cambridge. Police released two images of the suspect and pleaded for the public’s help in identifying the assailant, who was later determined to be Drafahl.

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