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Man charged with assaulting 5-year-old boy on Brooklyn G train

The child was treated at NYU Langone Health Cobble Hill for bruising and swelling on his face, according to police.

Police have charged Ramon Thomas with second-degree assault

Police have charged Ramon Thomas with second-degree assault after saying he struck a 5-year-old boy on a Brooklyn G train on March 24. Photo Credit: NYPD

A Brooklyn man who attacked a 5-year-old boy riding the train with his mother last month was arrested on Thursday, police said.

Ramon Thomas, 25, was charged with second-degree assault after he allegedly punched the boy as the train was approaching Bergen Street, police said.

The little boy and his mom were on a southbound G train just before 4:30 p.m. on March 24 when Thomas attacked and then taunted his young victim, police said.

Thomas, who has one prior arrest earlier this year, then ran off the train once it got to the Cobble Hill station and fled.

The victim was taken to NYU Langone Health Cobble Hill where he was treated for bruising and swelling to the left side of his face, and released.

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