BPD Community Alert: BPD Seek Public’s Help in Efforts to Identify Suspect Wanted in Connection to Attempted Sexual Assault in the area of Fitzgerald Park in Mission Hill

At about 1:38 PM on Saturday October 8, 2016, officers assigned to District B-2 (Roxbury) responded to a call for an attempted sexual assault in the area of the Kevin W. Fitzgerald Park on Saint Alphonsus Street in Mission Hill.  On arrival, officers spoke with the adult female victim who stated that a male suspect approached her from behind on foot, threw her to the ground and attempted to sexually assault her before fleeing the area.  The suspect (shown in the above image) is described as an Hispanic male in his late 20’s, approximately 5”8,slim build, a goatee, black hair in a ponytail, with tattoos on both arms wearing black and white sneakers, black shorts and a black T-shirt with white lettering.  The suspect was later observed riding a Rincon model Giant brand mountain bike towards Huntington Avenue.

The Boston Police Sexual Assault Unit is actively reviewing the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with any information is asked to call detectives directly at (617) 343-4400. Community members wanting 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 help this investigation anonymously.