On April 4, 2016 at approximately 5:20AM a female victim reported to the Transit Police she was followed, by an unknown male, into the MBTA Symphony Station and onto the inbound platform. Shortly thereafter the offending male unzipped his pants and committed a lewd act.
On April 11, 2016, based on a thorough investigation by Transit Police detectives did identify and arrest Mehmet Beyaztas, 27, of Boston for Open & Gross Lewdness as he was passing through the Arlington MBTA Subway station. Beyaztas, a Registered Level 2 Sex Offender was transported to Transit Police HQ for the arrest booking process. It is expected Beyaztas will be arraigned sometime tomorrow in Boston Municipal Court-Central Division.
The Transit Police Department takes ALL reports of such incidents with the utmost seriousness and concern. We encourage anyone who witnesses or is victimized by such behavior to contact us.
media inquiries should be directed to Superintendent Richard Sullivan at firstname.lastname@example.org
The events listed above are allegations; All defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt