Update, 1/12/21: Victim died.
Boston Police report arresting a Dorchester man on charges he broke into an apartment on Pompeii Street in Roxbury on Christmas Eve and beat the occupant unconscious to the floor.
Wyse Richardson, 23, was charged with aggravated burglary and aggravated assault and battery on a person over 60 shortly after 11 p.m.
Police say officers found Richardson on the second floor of the building. The victim, in his first floor apartment, was taken to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries, police say.