The victim tells detectives while in the area of Massachusetts Avenue and Shirley Street she was approached by the suspect. He allegedly engaged the victim in conversation. A short time later the suspect forced the victim to the rear of a building and where she was sexually assaulted.
The victim described her attacker as a black male, 5 feet 6 inches tall, 35 to 40 years of age, medium build, wearing a pink shirt with a white design on it, blue jeans and brown shoes. The suspect has short black hair with a black goatee approximately an inch in length from the bottom of his face.
Police say after the attack, he ran down Mass. Ave. towards Melnea Cass Boulevard.
If you know anything about the suspect, contact detectives at 617-343-4400 or the anonymous tip line by calling 800-494-TIPS or texting TIP to CRIME (27463).