Man who fell from ceiling naked held without bail

Cameron Shenk, 26, appears at his arraignment at East Boston Municipal Court, Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014, on charges that include attempted murder, assault and battery on a person over 60, and lewd and lascivious conduct. Police say the 26-year-old Shenk fell through the ceiling of a women's bathroom at Boston's Logan airport at about noon Saturday. He had allegedly sneaked into the bathroom, undressed inside a stall and climbed into the ceiling crawl space. Police say he then fled the bathroom and assaulted an 84-year-old man. He has been ordered held without bail pending a hearing next week. (AP Photo/The Boston Herald, Nancy Lane, Pool)

BOSTON (AP) — A Boston man who police say fell naked through the ceiling of a women’s bathroom at Boston’s airport and then assaulted an elderly man has been ordered held without bail pending a hearing next week.

Cameron Shenk was arraigned Wednesday on charges that include attempted murder, assault and battery on a person over 60, and lewd and lascivious conduct.

Police say the 26-year-old Shenk fell through the ceiling at about noon Saturday. He had allegedly sneaked into the bathroom, undressed inside a stall and climbed into the ceiling crawl space. Police say he then fled the bathroom and assaulted an 84-year-old man.

Shenk’s lawyer said he is a student studying economics at Harvard Extension School and has no history of mental illness.

A hearing to determine whether he is dangerous to the public is scheduled Monday.

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