Woman walking in Brookline grabbed from behind, punched; attacker scared off by dog walkers

Brookline Police report a woman walking on Amory Street near Thatcher Street around 10 p.m. yesterday "was grabbed in a hug from behind by a male, wearing ski mask and gloves."

The man then punched her, police say, adding:

When the victim screamed a nearby dog walkers in Knyvet Park came to her aid. The suspect ran around the corner to a waiting vehicle, (possible a light colored Honda Pilot) and got into the front passenger seat. There was nothing stolen from victim.

Neighborhoods: 

Topics: 

Free tagging: 

    Comments

    Warning

    Due to a recent increase in crime, We here at the Japanese Consulate urge tourists visiting the city of Boston to avoid the neighborhoods of Dorchester, Roxbury, Mattapan, Roslindale, Hyde Park, South End, South Boston, Back Bay, Chinatown, Roxbury Crossing, Jamaica Plain, Mission Hill, Bay Village, North End, Beacon Hill, East Boston, Kenmore, Fenway, Allston/Brighton as well as nearby Brookline, Newton, Needham, Quincy, Waltham, Cambridge, Everett, Revere, Saugus, Milton, Dedham, Somerville, Chelsea, Medford and Watertown

    up
    20