On the MBTA: Man tries to solicit sex from Transit Police officer

Handell Liburd, 33, Beverly was arrested for allegedly trying to solicit sex. Photo via TPD

A Beverly man was arrested last night for allegedly “looking for love in all the wrong places” by propositioning an undercover MBTA Transit Police officer for sex at a T station.

According to Transit Police, 33-year-old Handell Liburd took a seat on a bench next to a woman at Chinatown T Station around 6 p.m. last night. He began chatting her up, and the topic of making money came up. He “bluntly” asked the woman whether she was interested in earning $40 by performing a “sexual act” on him, according to Transit Police.

Transit Police officers descended on Liburd, and arrested him for solicitation of sexual conduct for a fee. He’s expected in court sometime today.


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