Transit Police report arresting an out-of-state man on charges he attacked a homeless woman who was just sitting outside the South Station bus terminal around 2:30 this morning.
Police say Jacob Elliot, 26, of Crewe, VA, threw a full soda can at the woman, "apparently to amuse himself:"
They exchanged words and Elliot proceeded to assault the victim with a mini baseball bat and possibly a putty knife. The victim was transported to a local area hospital for treatment.
Police say they recovered a broken mini bat and two putty knives from Elliot.