The BPD is issuing a community alert seeking the public’s help in an effort to identify and locate an individual wanted in connection to an indecent assault which occurred earlier this morning in the North End.
At about 2:30am, on Friday, November 17, 2017, officers from District A-1 (Downtown) responded to a call for an indecent assault in the area of Hanover Street in Boston. On arrival, officers spoke to a victim who stated that she was approached by an unknown individual described as a black make, approximately 5’10” tall, medium build, wearing dark clothing which resembled a security guard’s uniform. According to the victim, the suspect stated that he needed to talk to her about an important issue and that she had to go with him immediately. After following the suspect for a short distance, victim states the suspect stopped and attempted to indecently assault her. At which time, the victim ran away and called police.
The Boston Police Sexual Assault Unit is actively reviewing the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with any information relative to this incident or the identity of the individual pictured is strongly urged to contact detectives assigned to the Sexual Assault Unit at (617) 343-4400.
Community members wishing to assist this investigation anonymously can do so by calling the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1 (800) 494-TIPS or by texting the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463). The Boston Police Department will stringently guard and protect the identities of all those who wish to assist this investigation in an anonymous manner.