Police Investigate an Indecent Assault in the North End


At about 10:30pm on Sunday, March 16, 2014, officers from District A-1 (Downtown) responded to a report of a sexual assault in the area of Salem and Hull Streets in the North End.

Upon arrival, detectives spoke with a female victim who reported that while entering her apartment foyer, a male suspect approached her from behind and indecently assaulted the victim. The victim further stated that the suspect then fled the area on foot towards Commercial Street.

The victim described the suspect as a white male in his thirties, 5’10” to 6” tall, about 200lbs, with short brown/light brown hair, wearing a dark colored ¾ length coat with a zipper and dark colored jeans.

The Boston Police Department is actively investigating facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is asked to call Sexual Assault Unit detectives at 617-343-4400

Community members wishing to assist this investigation anonymously can do so by calling 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 wishing to remain anonymous.