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Woman Assaulted In North End

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BOSTON (CBS) – Boston police are looking for a man wanted for an assault in the North End early Saturday morning.

Investigators say a woman was attacked in the area of Garden Court and Fleet Street around 2:30 a.m.

She was on her way home when a man approached her, struck up a conversation and then tried to get into her building.

WBZ-TV’s Jim Smith reports

When she wouldn’t let him in, the man “indecently assaulted her,” according to police.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Kim Tunnicliffe reports

Police describe the man they’re searching for as a

  • White Hispanic male
  • Gelled back hair
  • About 5’6”
  • 150 lbs (slim build)
  • Wearing a blue pinned striped shirt
  • Brown khaki pants

At this point, authorities aren’t sure if this incident is linked to other assaults in the North End over the past couple of years which have not been solved.

Anyone with information should call police at (617) 343-4400 or (617) 343-4248.

You can also call the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1(800) 494-TIPS or text the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463).

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