A Massachusetts man reportedly committed an indecent assault against a young child while at a Massachusetts train station.
According to Transit Police, on Friday at approximately 7:30 p.m., Transit Police officers assigned to the Central District received a radio call to respond to the MBTA’s Park Street station for a report of a 4-year-old child who was indecently assaulted by an adult male.
Upon arrival, the mother of the victim informed TPD officers that an unknown man indecently assaulted her 4-year-old child while on the westbound Green Line platform. The mother of the victim confronted the suspect and captured his photograph utilizing her cellular telephone.
Several TPD officer were able to track the man down in the area of 48 Glenville Avenue, Boston based on the quick-thinking actions of the victim’s mother to capture the offending male’s photo and the assistance of a witness.
Officers placed him into custody for Indecent Assault & Battery on a Child under 14. The man, identified as George Francois, 66, of Boston, was transported to TPD HQ for the arrest booking process. After his arrest, Francois allegedly made incriminating statements to arresting officers.