MBTA Transit Police on Monday shared on social media video of the costumed suspect who they say assaulted a train operator over the weekend.
In the surveillance video from Cedar Grove Station, the person can be seen running down an alley wearing a mask similar to the one worn by the killer "Michael Myers" in the "Halloween" films. The suspect is also wearing a greyish-colored, full-body jumpsuit, much like the janitor-style uniform Myers wears in the movie franchise.
According to police, the person in the costume assaulted a trolley operator at the Cedar Grove station "without provocation," and then ran from the area.
The incident took place around 12:20 a.m., police said. The operator was taken to Carney Hospital and treated for injuries that were not life-threatening.
"This was a cowardly act and assaults on MBTA employees will NOT be tolerated," police said in a statement.
Because the individual is covered, head-to-toe, in a costume, and his face cannot be seen, police are asking the public to come forward if they notice any "particular feature and/or other characteristics of the subject depicted."