Description of alleged attacker similar in three cases
BOSTON — Boston police are investigating three reports of attacks on women Monday in east Boston.
At about 4:28 p.m., police were called to Trenton Street where officers talked with a woman who said she was taking out the trash when a man, smelling of alcohol, grabbed her from behind, pushed her to the ground and tried to sexually assault her.
The woman said she fought the man off. The attacker was described as a clean-shaven Hispanic man in his 30s with a mole or mark on his left cheek.
He was about 5 feet 5 inches tall with a medium build. He was wearing a black hat, black jacket and black pants and boots.
About 20 minutes later, police were called back to Trenton Street for reports of an assault. A woman told police she was going into her apartment building when a man, smelling of alcohol, pushed her from behind, knocking her to the ground.
The woman said she started to yell and the man took off. The attacker was described as a man in his 40s, with a mole on his left cheek, also wearing all black.
Then around 8 p.m., police were called to the area of Chelsea Street for reports of an assault.
A woman told them a man smelling of alcohol approached her from behind, showed a knife and attempted to sexually assault her. The woman said she fell to the ground and the attacker took off.
She described the attacker as a Hispanic man with a medium build. She said he had no facial hair and was about 5 feet 9 inches tall with a medium build and was wearing all black.
Anyone with information is asked to call 617-343-4400.