Sex offender accused of Orange Line masturbation

Williams' mugshot. Photo: TPD.
Williams’ mugshot. Photo: TPD.

A Boston man who is a Level 3 sex offender was arrested early Monday morning for allegedly exposing himself and masturbating on an MBTA Orange Line platform.

Daniel Williams, 55, was allegedly spotted doing the lewd act around 12:30 a.m. at Back Bay Station. Transit police said Williams furnished several false names and social security numbers before officers were able to positively identify him.

He was placed into custody for failing to register as a Level 3 sex offender, a level which poses the highest risk of repeat offense and threat to public safety.

Williams was the fifth man in five weeks to be arrested on the MBTA for sexual deviancy.

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