Thursday, November 19, 2015

Indecent Assault and Battery On Beacon Street

The Department is investigating an indecent assault and battery that occurred on Beacon Street last night. Anyone who may have been in the area of 1700-1900 Beacon Street last evening around 8PM and may have witnessed  anything suspicious please contact the Brookline Police Department. 617-730-2222
On November 18, 2015 at approximately 8:26 PM, units were dispatched to the area of 1782 Beacon St. for a reported sexual assault.  Upon arrival, officers met with the victim. 
The victim stated she went to Cityside Bar (located just over the Brookline line in Brighton at Cleveland Circle) at 6:00PM.  She left just after 8:00PM and was walking inbound on the outbound sidewalk of Beacon St. 
 As the victim approached 1782 Beacon St. a male came from behind her and using his hand he indecently touched her from behind. The victim simultaneously screamed which she believed startled the subject.  He turned around and took off running towards Warwick Rd. which he eventually ran down.  The victim lost sight of him as he turned onto Warwick Rd.  The only description she could provide of the subject was a male, approximately 5'06", 160 lbs, wearing a dark hoodie, dark colored pants or jeans and a black backpack. 
The victim was upset.  She was offered but refused any medical attention by paramedics.   The department is actively following up on this case and at this time have nothing else to release.

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