Saturday, January 19, 2013

Man arrested for Indecent Assault

On January 18th, 2013 at approximately 1:15 p.m. Transit Police officers from Area 1 received a radio call to respond to Haymarket MBTA station for a report of an assault. Upon arrival officers were met by a female who informed the officers while she was standing in line to board a Route 111 bus a male indecently assaulted her. As officers were speaking with the victim an MBTA employee pointed out the suspect male, later identified at John Salonen, 48 of Boston, MA., as he was walking away from Haymarket station in the direction of New Chardon Street. Officers caught up to Salonen and he was positively identified by the reporting female as the male who indecently assaulted her. Salonen was placed into custody and transported to Transit Police HQ for the arrest/booking process. Salonen is expected to be arraigned in Boston Municipal Court on Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013 for Indecent Assault & Battery.