Transit Police report arresting a Brighton man they charge punched out another man who objected to being stared at on the platform at the Orange Line station at Green Street on Wednesday morning.
According to police, the victim was walking into the station around 7 a.m. when David Joress, 30, of Brighton put on a face mask and began to "sternly" glare at him.
The two males exchanged words relative to the alleged glare. The victim proceeded to the inbound platform to wait for his train. At this time Joress with a closed fist struck the victim on the side of head knocking him into the pit/right of way area. According to the victim the assault rendered him temporarily unconscious.
The victim, who fell approximately five feet into the pit from the assault, was transported to a local area hospital to be evaluated.
Joress was charged with assault and battery, police say.