Woman Arrested After Threatening D Line Passengers with a Knife

The woman allegedly pulled out a small knife and threatened three men.

A Boston woman was arrested Tuesday night after she allegedly pulled out a knife and threatened several male passengers on a Green D Line train. 

Madina Clayton, 52, of Boston, was arrested and charged with assault with a dangerous weapon, Boston.com reported today.

According to reports, Clayton was arrested at the Brookline Hills station around 9:45 p.m. after she threatened three men with the knife. Boston.com reported the woman pointed the knife at one man, followed another with the open knife and “haphazardly” swung the knife at a third male passenger. 

After arresting Clayton, Transit Police discovered she had a warrant issued for her arrest out of Boston Municipal Court for assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, Boston.com reported. She was also found in possession of marijuana and issued a citation.

The Green D Line stops at seven Newton stations, including Riverside, Woodland, Waban, Eliot, Newton Highlands, Newton Centre and Chestnut Hill.

For more information, read the full story on Boston.com.


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