At about 2:17 AM on Friday, May 2, 2014, officers from District A-1 (Downtown) made an onsite assault and battery arrest in the area of Washington Street and Kneeland Street in the Downtown area.
While on patrol, officers observed an altercation in the area of the above location. Upon exiting their unmarked department issued vehicle, officers observed an Asian male grab the female victim and throw her into a metal security gate. As officers swiftly placed the first suspect in custody, a second male suspect approached the female victim and punched her in the face. At this time, the female victim’s boyfriend intervened and a brief struggle ensued. Officer separated the parties and placed the second suspect under arrest.
Officers arrested Dylan Tran, 27, and Besnik Bytyqi both of Worcester. Tran is charged with Assault and Battery by Means of a Dangerous Weapon (metal gate) while Besnik is charged with Assault and Battery.