Police Search for Suspect in Boston Neighborhood Sexual Assault Case

The suspect was described as a man in his 20s

A 21-year-old woman reported a sexual assault in a Boston neighborhood popular with college students early Sunday morning, according to Massachusetts State Police.

Authorities say it happened around 4:30 a.m. on Chestnut Hill Drive in Brighton when the woman said she was assaulted on the street by a man who had followed her.

She described the suspect as a man in his 20s who was about 5' 8" to 6' tall with a flat top haircut. The man fled on foot after the assault, according to the victim.

The victim refused medical attention.

The investigation is ongoing.

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