Boston Police are searching for a man who sexually assaulted a woman near Pratt Street in Allston early Sunday morning.

According to police, the woman said a man came up from behind her and sexually assaulted her. The victim said he tried to cover her mouth when she screamed and she may have been able to injure his hand.

Police offered the following description:

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The suspect is described as a white male, 5’10, with a ‘buzz cut’ hair style, medium build, and believed to be in his mid 20’s.

Anyone with information about the suspect can contact police at 617-343-4400, call the anonymous tip line at 1-800-494-TIPS or send a text to 27463.