A young boy is in critical condition after a homeless man allegedly attacked the child unprovoked on Thursday night in Queens, New York, CBS New York reports. Police said the child was walking with his parents when a 35-year-old man came up to him and assaulted him. Sources told the news station the man picked up the 6-year-old and slammed his head into the pavement just before 5 p.m. The child was rushed to a local hospital, reportedly with serious head injuries. The boy is in stable but critical condition, officials said. The suspect was arrested and taken to a hospital for a mental evaluation. The investigation into the incident is ongoing.
SOURCE: The Daily Beast – Julia Arciga