Police looking for suspect after indecent assault near an MBTA station

Police are looking for a man in connection with an indecent assault that occurred Saturday near Ashmont Station in Dorchester.

According to Boston police, a woman was walking home around 12:30 a.m. on Ashmont Street when she was approached by a man in dark clothing. The suspect engaged the woman in conversation, assaulted her, and then fled on foot toward Dorchester Avenue, according to police.

Police described the suspect as a Middle Eastern or Indian man in his late 20s, 5-foot-6 to 5-foot-8 tall, and about 160 pounds.

Anyone with information is asked to call detectives at 617-343-4400.

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