Boston Police Arrest & Charge 85 Year-old Suspect with Indecent Assault & Battery on a Child: At about 2:45pm, on Thursday, November 13, 2014, officers assigned to the BPD’s School Police Unit responded to an incident involving an alleged indecent assault between a student and an employee of the Boston Public Schools at the Higginson/Lewis School at 131 Walnut Ave in Roxbury.After a complete and thorough investigation by detectives assigned to the BPD’s Sex Assault Unit, today, Friday, November 21, 2014, officers arrested Charles Ramsey, 85, of Boston and charged him with Indecent Assault & Battery on a Child Under 14 Years of Age. The suspect – who resigned from his position – is no longer an employee of the Boston Public Schools and is expected to be arraigned in Roxbury District Court on Monday.
The Boston Police Sexual Assault Unit continues to actively review and investigate the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with any information is asked to call Boston Police Sexual Assault Detectives directly 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 those who wish to help this investigation anonymously.