Boston police have arrested the 19-year-old man who allegedly lured the mother of one of his children to the Savin Hill neighborhood on Monday and held her while his current girlfriend stabbed her multiple times, police said.
Police arrested Daquan Sparks in Quincy on Thursday, a police statement said. He is to be arraigned Friday in Dorchester District Court on one count of assault with intent to murder.
Samia Jones, 17, Sparks’ girlfriend, was arrested shortly after the attack on Monday, and a not guilty plea was entered on her behalf at her arraignment in Dorchester District Courton one count of assault with intent to murder.
Jones is being held on $50,000 cash bail. Sparks has children with Angeleek Barros, the 21-year-old victim of the attack, and Jones.
Police said Sparks called Barros and asked her to meet him in Savin Hill so he could give her shoes for their child.
Police said as Barros pushed her baby in a stroller down a street, Sparks grabbed and restrained Barros while Jones stabbed her, police said.
Police have not said what the motive for the attack was.
The baby was not injured.Todd Feathers can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow him on Twitter at @ToddFeathers.