Boston Police Investigate Sexual Assault on Elderly Victim- Police Seek Assistance from the Public

This morning around 5:15am, Boston Police officers from District E-18 (Hyde Park) responded to a radio call for an incident relative to an elderly person having been assaulted.There, officers spoke to an 80 year old victim (CORRECTION 88 years-old) and determined that the actual incident occurred around 4:00am. Based on information gathered at the scene, investigators believe that the victim was physically assaulted, but are concerned about the possibility of a sexual assault. Detectives from the Sexual Assault Unit are actively investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. The location of this incident is a very active crime scene, and detectives are canvassing the area to locate any evidence that may be helpful. Suspect Description: Sex: Male Race: Black Height: 5'7" Build: "Slight Build" Clothing: All Black Clothing with Black Stocking Cap We urge anyone who may have seen something, heard something, or may know anything about this incident to contact District E-18 detectives at (617) 343-5607 or Sexual Assault detectives at (617) 343-4400. For those wishing to remain anonymous, please call our CrimeStoppers Hotline at 1-800-494-TIPS or text ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463). CORRECTION: The elderly victim is 88-years-old not 80.