Two women are facing charges after allegedly stabbing a man who asked them to stop rapping so loudly Thursday night at the MBTA Massachusetts Avenue Station, MBTA officials said.
Shakera Bowden of Dorchester and Curtessa Franklin of Canton, both 19, were arrested around 10:30 p.m. at the Orange Line station, and were to be arraigned today in Boston Municipal Court on charges of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon.
The victim, a 27-year-old man, sustained a cut on the head and was treated at the scene, MBTA spokesman Joe Pesaturo said in an e-mail.
Bowden was being sought on an outstanding warrant for assault and battery charges. Franklin had an outstanding warrant for assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, Pesaturo said.
Meanwhile, MBTA Transit Police are seeking the identity of a man who allegedly indecently assaulted a woman on a Green Line train between the Government Center and Park Street stations at about 8:50 a.m. Wednesday.
Transit Police described the suspect as a white male between 40 and 50 years old, wearing a red hat and jacket, blue jeans, and dark gloves.
Transit Police detectives urged urged anyone with information to call 617-222-1050. They can also text tips to 873873 or use the anonymous tip feature on the SeeSay app. Catalina Gaitan can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow her on Twitter at @catalina_gaitan.