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Police Seek Man Seen On Video In Area Of North End Sexual Assault

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BOSTON (CBS) — Police are searching for a man seen on surveillance video near where a woman was sexually assaulted as she entered her North End apartment.

About 1 a.m. Saturday, the woman was unlocking the door of her apartment on Unity Street when a man pushed his way in, groped her, and then took a photo of her with his cellphone before running off, Boston Police said.

Police say this man is wanted for questioning in connection with a Feb. 15 attack in the North End. (Image courtesy: Boston Police)

Police say this man is wanted for questioning in connection with a Feb. 15 attack in the North End. (Image courtesy: Boston Police)

Though they are not calling the man in the video a suspect, police said he could have valuable information that could help in catching the attacker.

The video was taken in the in the area of Salem Street and Sheafe Street.

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Police said the suspect has short blond spiked hair, blue eyes and freckles.

Police say this man is wanted for questioning in connection with a Feb. 15 attack in the North End. (Image courtesy: Boston Police)

Police say this man is wanted for questioning in connection with a Feb. 15 attack in the North End. (Image courtesy: Boston Police)

They said he was wearing a dark pea coat and could be in his 20’s.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Bernice Corpuz reports

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