BPD Detectives Seek Public’s Help in Effort to Identify Woman Wanted in Connection to Assault on 2 Year-Old Child inside the Public Garden: It happened over a month ago but the parents of the little 2 year-old girl who was pushed to the ground inside the Public Garden say they want the woman who did it to take responsibility for her actions. The incident happened the day before the Boston Marathon at about 4:48pm, on Sunday, April 17, 2016. According to the child’s parent, her daughter was playing by the Make-Way-for-Ducklings Statue inside the Public Garden when an unknown female (see photos) approached her daughter, swore at her and then pushed her to the ground causing a minor abrasion on her ankle. The suspect fled the area on foot.
The Boston Police Department continues to actively review the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information relative to the suspect’s identity is asked to call District A-1 (Downtown) detectives at (617) 343-4248.
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.