THE BRONX, N.Y. (PIX11) – A Bronx man was arrested in connection with the random assault of a teenager on a city bus, according to the NYPD.

Police said 48-year-old Louis Monroig approached a 13-year-old girl on a Bx8 bus in Pelham Bay back in July and punched her in the head.

The victim refused medical attention. Monroig faces assault charges, according to authorities.

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