• Cops: Male suspect assaults Somerville teen, flees on mountain bike


    SOMERVILLE (FOX 25 / MyFoxBoston.com) – Police in Somerville are searching for a male suspect who reportedly indecently assaulted an 18-year-old as she was shopping on Sept. 3.

    According to police, the female was shopping at a local supermarket around 6 p.m. when she was approached from behind by a dark skinned white male.  The suspect assaulted her then quickly fled from the store on a dark colored mountain bicycle in the direction of Union Square.

    The victim told police the suspect appeared to be between the ages of 30 and 35.  He is approximately 6'0" tall and has an average build.  He has short dark hair.

    Anyone with information regarding the suspect is asked to contact the Somerville Police Dept. at 617-625-1600.

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