A woman told Boston Police that she was attacked in broad daylight by a man who tried to sexually assault her near Fitzgerald Park in Mission Hill.
The woman told investigators that a man came up from behind her just before 1:45 p.m. Saturday on Saint Alphonsus Street and threw her to the ground.
The man attempted to sexually assault her before fleeing, police said.
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The suspect was described as a man in his late 20s, about 5 feet, 8 inches tall, with a slim build, goatee, black hair in a ponytail and tattoos on both arms. He was weating black and white sneakers, black shorts and a black T-shirt with white lettering at the time.
He was later seen riding a Rincon model Giant brand mountain bike toward Huntington Avenue.
Anyone with any information is encouraged to call detectives directly at (617) 343-4400. Community members who want to leave an anonymous tip can call the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1(800)494-TIPS or text the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463).