Cops in Eastie search for sex assault suspect - Metro US

Cops in Eastie search for sex assault suspect

Boston Police are asking the public’s help in locating a man they say threatened a woman with a sharp object before sexually assaulting and robbing her early Saturday morning as she walked in East Boston.

The victim told police she was walking on Border Street when an unknown male attacked her from behind. He was last seen fleeing on foot toward a nearby Shaw’s Supermarket.

The woman was taken to a local hospital.

The suspect is described as thin and in his mid-to-late 20s, and between 5-feet-5 inches and 5-feet-7 inches tall.

Anyone with information on this incident can call the Boston Police Sexual Assault Unit at 617-343-4400.

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