Young Woman On Bike Indecently Assaulted Near BU Bridge

CAMBRIDGE (CBS) – A female bicyclist was indecently assaulted on Memorial Drive in Cambridge on Thursday evening.

The 23-year-old woman from Boston told State Police that at around 7:35 p.m., a man on a bicycle grabbed her from behind before fleeing on his bike over the Boston University Bridge.

Authorities could not locate the man when they arrived on scene.

The suspect is described as a black male wearing a black water-resistant type jacket, baggy gray sweatpants, a white bike helmet, and sneakers.

Police determined that the suspect is not connected to previous unsolved assaults on the Esplanade over the last several years.

Anyone with information is asked to call police.


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