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

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    Woman Arrested for Allegedly Spitting on, Assaulting Disabled Person on MBTA Train
    MBTA Police
    Mugshot of Joanna Drafahl, 20, of South Boston.

    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.

    A person of interest in a Wednesday, July 31, 2019, assault on a person with disabilities on the MBTA.
    Photo credit: MBTA Transit Police

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