BOSTON (WHDH) - A Boston man was arraigned on an assault charge after allegedly attacking a woman who refused to give him a cigarette on the Neponset bike path in September.

Dwyarrn Burton, 26, was arraigned Tuesday on an assault and battery with a dangerous weapon charge.

Police say Burton assaulted a 47-year-old Dorchester woman on the bike path in Mattapan after he asked her for a cigarette and she did not give him one.

The woman suffered serious cuts and bruises in the attack, police said.

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