Suspect arrested in MARTA assault caught on camera

ATLANTA -- Police have arrested a suspect in the assault of a 68-year-old man on a MARTA train that was caught on camera.

MARTA police said Loren Hooks, 43, is charged with simple battery in connection with the June 7 incident that took place at the East Lake rail station. Video shows the older man being forcibly thrown from the train.

Hooks has been transported to the DeKalb County Jail.


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