Somerville man arrested after alleged indecent assault at State Street station

Police were called to the scene around 9 a.m. Wednesday.

Benjamin Celletti
Benjamin Celletti. –MBTA Transit Police

A Somerville man is being charged after transit police say he tried to hug and forcefully kiss a woman before indecently assaulting her at the State Street T station on Wednesday morning.

Police say it was around 9 a.m. that they were called to the station and spoke with the victim, who said she had attempted to push the man away when he tried to hug and kiss her and that’s when the indecent assault happened.

Benjamin Celletti, 32, was arrested after an investigation into the incident, according to authorities.