BART Police Arrest Man Who Allegedly Struck 5-Year-Old Child
(by Dave Brooksher) – A Richmond man was arrested Wednesday in Berkeley for allegedly striking a 5-year-old child who accidentally bumped into him on a BART train, according to police with the transit agency.
Raymond Benson, 19, was taken into custody on suspicion of willful harm to a child as well as battery on a transit passenger around 9:25 a.m.
The 5-year-old victim was transported to a hospital for evaluation and treatment. Details about his current condition were not immediately available.