Police Investigating Knifepoint Sexual Assault in JP Arboretum

Boston Police are investigating the sexual assault of a woman at knifepoint in the Arnold Arboretum in Jamaica Plain around 11 a.m. Wednesday morning.

The victim told officers she was also robbed by the suspect, described as a black male in his early twenties, 5’4” to 5’6” in height with a thin build, wearing a black do-rag, white t-shirt and dark jeans with grey coloring.

He was also riding a black bicycle, police said.

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Authorities are asking for the public’s help in solving the case—anyone with information about the attack is urged to contact detectives at (617) 343-5628.

Anonymous tips can be left at 1-800-494-TIPS or by texting ‘TIP’ to 27463 (CRIME).