Suspect Arrested for Attempted Sexual

Around 3:25PM today, officers responded to a radio call at 55 Fruit Street/Massachusetts General Hospital and arrested suspect, David C. Flavell, 40, of Boston and charged him with Assault with Intent to Rape and Assault and Battery by Means of a Dangerous Weapon.

This incident is under investigation by the Boston Police Department Sexual Assault Unit. Preliminary investigation, at this time, indicates that the victim was assaulted by the suspect but that no sexual assault occurred.

The suspect is expected to be arraigned tomorrow at Boston Municipal Court.