Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Watertown man arrested for Indecent Assault & Battery

Manuel Esquivel
On July 20, 2015 at approximately 5PM a Transit Police officer was on patrol at the MBTA's Andrew Sq. station when they were approached by a female patron who relayed the following; while traveling on a Route 10 MBTA bus between Boston Medical Center and Andrew Sq. the female was Indecently Assaulted by a male. The female victim pointed out a male, later identified as Manuel Esquivel, 65, of Watertown as the offending male. Esquivel had just exited the bus and was walking in the direction of the Red Line entrance. The officer approached Esquivel and placed him into custody. Esquivel was transported to Transit Police HQ for the arrest booking process. It is expected Esquivel will be arraigned sometime today in South Boston District Court for Indecent Assault & Battery.

media inquiries should be directed to Lt. Richard Sullivan at rsullivan@mbta.com


The events listed above are allegations; All defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt