Boston Police Looking For Sex Assault Suspect

Boston police are asking for the public's help as they investigate the reported sexual assault and robbery of a woman during a home invasion at her Beacon Hill apartment.

Police responded shortly after 3 a.m. Saturday to the apartment near Joy and Myrtle streets. The woman told officers that a man armed with an unknown weapon forced his way into her apartment, robbed her and sexually assaulted her.

No arrests have been made. Police scheduled a news conference for Sunday afternoon.

The woman described the suspect as a black man in his late 20s or early 30s. She said his hair was braided and he was wearing a doo-rag type hat, a tan-colored construction jacket and dark jeans.

Anyone with information about the incident is urged to call Boston police.

This program aired on November 11, 2012. The audio for this program is not available.


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