Police: Sex assault reported near JFK-UMass T stop

Reporter Staff
Nov. 28, 2012

A UMass Boston student was sexually assaulted near the Sydney Street entrance to the JFK-UMass MBTA station on Tuesday afternoon, according to a notice issued by the UMass Boston Police Department. The alleged attack took place around 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday.

Police described the suspect as “a white male, approximately 28-30 years old, heavy build with a scruffy brown beard, and wearing light blue jeans, sneakers, and a navy blue hoodie.”

The notice from UMass police cautioned students “not to stop and talk to strangers, to always walk in well-lighted areas, and report any suspicious activities or encounters…”

The MBTA police are investigating the incident. Anyone with information should contact them at 617-222-1212.