Boston man arrested for Indecent Assault & Battery: DTC
On October 10, 2018 at approximately 3:30PM Transit Police officers assigned to the Central District received a radio call to respond to the MBTA's Downtown Crossing station to meet a victim of an assault. Upon arrival officers met with a female who informed the officers moments earlier she was on the escalator near the Orange Line southbound she was indecently assaulted from behind. The victim provided a description of the offending male.
Subsequent to an area search officers located a male matching the description in the vicinity of Winter Place. The victim positively identified the male as the individual who assaulted her. Officers placed Jeffrey Phillips, 34, of Boston into custody for Indecent Assault & Battery. Phillips was transported to TPD HQ for the arrest booking process.