A 46-year-old homeless Napa man was arrested Monday around 11:30 a.m. after an off-duty peace officer said he saw the man attack a senior, according to a shift activity log from the :
An off-duty Napa Police Officer observed suspect Roy Hicks, 46 yrs Transient, approach and assault the victim for no apparent reason in the 1500 block of First St.
The officer stopped the assault and detained the suspect until other officers arrived on scene. He was arrested and booked. The victim denied medical treatment.
Hicks faces charges of felony elder abuse causing injury and misdemeanor battery, police said. Arrest information does not indicate a conviction.