Suspect Arrested in Blind Man's Beating

People who passed by the busy street corner did nothing to help.

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    Police have arrested 29-year-old Mustapha Guyton after he allegedly beat a 33-year-old blind man. (Published Friday, Nov 1, 2013)

    Police have arrested a suspect in a midday assault on a blind man on a Philadelphia street last month, an attack that was caught on a surveillance camera.

    The camera on a Germantown street corner captured video of the attack on the 33-year-old man, as well as at least three people who witnessed it but didn't intervene.

    Blind Man Beaten

    [PHI] Blind Man Beaten
    A blind man was beaten on a Philadelphia street corner. Watch what happens as people walk by. (Published Tuesday, Oct 8, 2013)

    U.S. Marshals and state parole agents said they arrested 29-year-old Mustapha Guyton on Thursday.

    He faces assault and related charges.

    Caught on Cam: Blind Man Beaten

    [PHI] Caught on Cam: Blind Man Beaten
    Police need your help finding the man seen in this video beating a blind man on a Germantown street earlier this month. If you recognize him, please call police. (Published Thursday, Oct 10, 2013)

    Police say the blind man was walking down the street around noontime Oct. 2. As he approached the corner of Wayne Avenue and Seymour Street, another man approached and struck him, knocking him to the ground.

    Detectives say the suspect proceeded to kick and stomp the victim, injuring his face and head as he lay helpless on the ground.

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