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Young Child Indecently Assaulted On East Boston Street

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Boston Police (Photo credit ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Boston Police (Photo credit ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

EAST BOSTON (CBS) – Boston Police issued a community alert after a young child was indecently assaulted on Friday evening.

The attack happened near Waldemar Avenue in East Boston around 6:45 p.m.

Police describe the suspect as a light skinned Hispanic man in his mid thirties, approximately 5’6″ tall with a chubby build. He was wearing a white shirt with Boston written in red on the front, dark blue jean shorts, and a blue hat.

Police say witnesses saw the man was in the area for a while before the attack. They did not indicate whether the victim was injured.

Boston police are asking anyone with information to contact them.

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