BOSTON (CBS) – A Roxbury man has been charged with assault after allegedly stabbing a man who was giving spare change to another man early Saturday morning.
Police said the victim said he had gone into a Commonwealth Avenue store when he was approached by a black man, a white woman and a white man in a wheelchair. Police said when he gave spare change to the white man, the black man began yelling and stabbed the victim in the arm.READ MORE: Watch Live @ 8:30 am: Baker Visits Newburyport School's Pool COVID-19 Testing Program
The victim’s injuries were not life-threatening. EMS responded to the scene to treat the victim’s arm.READ MORE: 582 At Massachusetts Schools Test Positive For COVID-19 In Last 2 Weeks
A state trooper saw the suspect on Massachusetts Avenue and notified officers. Police arrested Vincent Norwood, 44, of Roxbury. Police said they found a knife in Norwood’s possession.MORE NEWS: Friday Marks First Anniversary Of Boston Biogen Conference Super Spreader Event
Norwood will be arraigned in Boston Municipal Court.