Monday, July 22, 2019

Level 3 Sex Offender arrested for Lewdness on Orange Line

Kennedy Colson
On July 18, 2019 at approximately 3PM Transit Police officers assigned to the South District received a radio call to respond to the MBTA's Forest Hills Station for a report of a male committing a lewd act. Upon arrival officers were met by the victim who relayed the following: While travelling on an Orange Line train the victim was approached by a male who began to ask her inappropriate questions. The Victim tried to ignore the male however at this time he fully exposed himself to her.

On July 20, 2019, based on a review of our public safety cameras, an eagle eyed Transit Police officer spotted the offending male, later identified as KENNEDY COLSON, 29, of Boston on the corner of Ukraine Way and Washington Street in Jamaica Plain. Colson was positively identified and placed into custody for Open & Gross Lewdness. Colson was transported to TPD HQ for the arrest booking process.

COLSON KENNEDY is a registered Level 3 Sex Offender.
Massachusetts Level 3

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