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Passenger assaulted on Green Line trolley
BOSTON —Transit police are asking for the public’s help to identify a man accused of indecently assaulting a woman who was on a Green Line trolley Wednesday.
The victim said she was assaulted at about 8:50 a.m. as she rode the trolley from Government Center Station to Park Street Station.
The assailant is described as a white man who is about 40 to 50 years old. He was wearing a red knit winter hat, red jacket, jeans and dark gloves.
Anyone with information is urged to call police at 617-222-1050.
Thomas Burke, 57, of Roslindale, arrested
Burke had been employed by the Boston School Department since 1998.
“We have already reached out to this student’s family, as well as to other students who may have had any contact with this particular staff member,” interim Boston School Superintendent John McDonough said in a statement.