BPD Community Alert: BPD Officers Arrest Individual on Four Counts of Indecent Assault and Battery in East Boston

BPD Community Alert: BPD Officers Arrest Individual on Four Counts of Indecent Assault and Battery in East Boston

At about 4:30pm, on Wednesday, May 16, 2018, officers from District A-7 (East Boston) responded to a call for a report of an indecent assault and battery at 343 Saratoga Street (Kennedy Elementary School) in East Boston. On arrival, officers arrested Nicholas Speller, 31, of Malden and charged him with four counts of Indecent Assault & Battery on a Child Under 14. Speller is scheduled to be arraigned in East Boston District Court on Thursday, May 17, 2018.   

The Boston Police Department is actively reviewing the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident and is encouraging anyone with information to contact the Boston Police Crimes Against Children Unit at (617) 343-6183.

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.