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Man arrested for ‘upskirting’ at Charles/MGH station

A Boston man was arrested for placing a cellphone underneath a woman’s dress at the Charles/MGH Red Line station Tuesday afternoon, MBTA Transit Police said.

Abdul Ahmed, 26, was behind the woman on the southbound escalator when he allegedly placed the phone underneath her dress and between her legs in an attempt to take photos or video, MBTA police said in a statement.

Another passenger witnessed the incident and spoke with police, along with the victim, at the train station. Ahmed was found and taken to Transit Police headquarters for booking, according to the statement.

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