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16-year-old charged in attack near Kendall that left woman blind in one eye

A 16-year-old boy was arraigned in juvenile courtroom Wednesday for an assault that officers say left a girl blind in a single eye.

Isaias De La Rosa, of Cambridge, was charged with armed assault with intent to homicide, armed theft, mayhem, assault and battery with a harmful weapon inflicting critical bodily harm, and assault and battery inflicting critical bodily harm, in accordance with a launch from the Middlesex County District Attorney’s Office. He is being held with out bail.

A 30-year-old girl was strolling house on Loughrey Walkway from the Kendall Square MBTA station at about 10:40 p.m. on July 13 when she noticed a boy she didn’t know on a BMX-style bicycle behind her, the discharge mentioned.

She informed officers she moved over so the boy would go her, however as an alternative he obtained off the bike and struck her behind the top with a pointy object.

The girl was speaking on the cellphone on the time of the assault, officers mentioned, and the person she was on the cellphone with known as police when he heard her scream.

When police arrived, she was unconscious on the bottom. Her left eye was swollen shut, in accordance with the discharge, and he or she had cuts over her eye and on her brow.

She was taken to an space hospital in critical situation and underwent a number of surgical procedures. The girl in the end completely misplaced imaginative and prescient in her left eye, the discharge mentioned.

Police watched surveillance video from a close-by enterprise and recognized her attacker, an preliminary launch from the Cambridge Police Department mentioned.

While looking out De La Rosa’s residence, police mentioned they discovered the bicycle used and clothes worn throughout the assault. The girl’s purse was additionally present in a close-by trash can.

De La Rosa additionally reportedly had a double-edged knife.

He was first arraigned on July 15. His subsequent listening to is scheduled for October 23.

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