Boston Police Investigate Sexual Assault on Elderly VictimBoston Police Seek Assistance from the Public
WHO: Boston Police Superintendent Bruce Holloway
WHAT: Superintendent Holloway will be available to discuss the assault of an 88-year-old female victim which occurred early this morning in Hyde Park.
WHEN: Wednesday, April 23 at 4:00pm
WHERE: Boston Police Headquarters, Media Room
WHY: This morning around 5:15am, Boston Police officers from District E-18 (Hyde Park) responded to a radio call for an incident relative to an elderly person having been assaulted.
There, officers spoke to an 88-year-old victim and determined that the actual incident occurred around 4:00am. Based on information gathered at the scene, investigators believe that the victim was physically assaulted, but are concerned about the possibility of a sexual assault. Detectives from the Sexual Assault Unit are actively investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident.
The location of this incident is a very active crime scene, and detectives are canvassing the area to locate any evidence that may be helpful.
We urge anyone who may have seen something, heard something, or may know anything about this incident to contact District E-18 detectives at (617) 343-5607 or Sexual Assault detectives at (617) 343-4400. For those wishing to remain anonymous, please call our CrimeStoppers Hotline at 1-800-494-TIPS or text ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463).