BOSTON (CBS) – A violent attack in Boston was caught on tape Monday. Boston Police are trying to identify both the victim and the attackers.
A woman was walking down Huntington Avenue near Northeastern University when she was jumped by six people including five women.
Police say they tried to steal her bag then threw her to the ground. One of the attackers kicked the victim while she was on the ground.
Boston Police posted surveillance video of the attack on YouTube:
Boston Police provided the following descriptions of the suspects:
- Suspect #1) described as a dark skinned female wearing a black jacket, white pants attempted to snatch her pocketbook from her by forcefully pulling it off her shoulder.
- Suspect # 2) described as a dark skinned male wearing a blue jacket, gray hooded sweatshirt pulled over his head, blue jeans and white sneakers.
- Suspect #3) described as a dark skinned female wearing a white hooded sweatshirt pulled up over her head, black backpack, and dark gray sweatpants.
- Suspect #4) described as dark skinned female black jacket black backpack and jeans.
- Suspect #5) described as a dark skinned female wearing a camouflage jacket and blue jeans.
- Suspect #6) described as a dark skinned female wearing a black jacket, black backpack and black pants.
If you witnessed the attack or recognize anyone in the video — call Boston Police at 1(800) 494-TIPS or text the word TIP to CRIME (27463).