PD: Visually Impaired Woman Sexually Assaulted in Boston - NECN


The latest news from around the state

PD: Visually Impaired Woman Sexually Assaulted in Boston



    A man led a visually impaired woman to an undisclosed location in Boston and sexually assaulted her Saturday night.

    (Published Monday, July 10, 2017)

    A man is wanted by police after a sexual assault on a visually impaired person that took place in Boston's Roxbury neighborhood Saturday night.

    The victim was apparently walking with her white cane in the area of Columbus Avenue, between Centre and Cedar Streets, when she was approached by a man around 8:30 p.m. The man walked her to an undisclosed location and then sexually assaulted her.

    The victim spoke to police at an area hospital later Saturday night.

    Police are asking the community for help in identifying the assault suspect. If anyone noticed a female in her mid-thirties being led through the area in question during the designated timeframe, please call and report it.

    The Boston Police Sexual Assault Unit can be contacted directly at 617-343-4400. To report something anonymously, call CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 800-494-TIPS or text "TIP" to 27463.

    Get the latest from necn anywhere, anytime

    • Download the App

      Available for IOS and Android