Police have released more information about the senior who was assaulted at the subway in Huntsville earlier this week.

Police say on Monday night an 18-year-old man approached a driver demanding a ride and was refused. He then approached an elderly couple where he assaulted a 71-year-old man. The driver who was first approached managed to restrain the man until police arrived.

During the arrest, the Huntsville teenĀ assaulted a police officer and damaged a police cruiser.

He was charged with assault causing bodily harm, assaulting a police officer, resisting arrest, and failing to comply with probation. He will appear in court on November 18th.

The 71-year-old who was assaulted was taken to hospital with minor injuries.