Thursday, November 21, 2013

Malden man arrested for Indecent Assault- Maverick MBTA

Jeffrey Phillips
On November 20, 2013 at approximately 5:37 pm Transit Police officers from Area 2 received a radio call to respond to MBTA Maverick station for a report of an assault. Upon arrival officers were met by a female victim who informed the officers as she was boarding an MBTA bus a male came up from behind her and indecently assaulted her.  The victim pointed out the male subject who was now seated on the bus. Officers approached the male, later identified as Jeffrey Phillips, 29 of Malden, and placed him into custody. Phillips was transported to Transit Police HQ for the arrest booking process. Phillips is expected to be arraigned sometime today in East Boston District Court for Indecent Assault and Battery.

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