Arrest in beating of blind man caught on camera in Germantown
PHILADELPHIA - November 1, 2013 (WPVI) -- Authorities have arrested the man wanted in the assault of a 33-year-old blind man in Germantown.
Mustafa Guyton, 29, was arrested by Pennsylvania parole agents and U.S. Marshals just after 8:00 a.m. Friday in the 5400 block of Master Street.
The assault, caught on camera, happened shortly after 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 2nd.
The blind man, identified only as a 33-year-old, was walking on Seymour Street toward Wayne Avenue.
The suspect, identified by police as Guyton, is seen in the video standing on the corner and appears to look down the street as the victim approaches.
The suspect knocks the victim to the ground then kicks and stomps him, injuring his face and head.
As the camera continues to roll, the suspect is seen slowly walking away, putting a backpack over his shoulder as he leaves.
Police did not indicate any possible motive for the attack.
On the video, several people are seen walking by but no one stops to help.
Guyton is now facing assault and related charges.
philadelphia news, germantown news, assault, local/state
- Screaming vandal smashes police car windows 1 min ago
- AccuWeather: Very warm today, very cold tonight 50 min ago
- Get the 6abc StormTracker app
- WATCH: Action News Online
- Standoff leaves 1 dead, several in custody
- 2 men shot inside Feltonville bar
- 3 hit by car inside Famous Footwear in Chesco
- Police: Woman, 21, stabbed grandfather to death
- Cat found hanging from fence in Germantown
- India asked to join hunt for missing plane 11 min ago
- Couple attacked by cat say they'll get it help
- Meningitis suspected in Drexel student's death
- Self-penned obit takes internet by storm
- Photos: Philly's unsolved missing child cases
- Family of 5 escapes house fire in New Castle
52 min ago
- India asked to join hunt for missing plane
11 min ago