"The Boston Police Department is seeking public assistance with three separate incidents that occurred in the 800 block of River Street in Mattapan over the past several weeks. Preliminary findings suggest that these three incidents share similarities.
First Event Description:
On Saturday July 29, 2006 at approximately 12:23 am a 14-year-old female states that she was pushing her infant daughter in a stroller in the vicinity of 800 River Street when she was approached by a heavy set Hispanic male, wearing a black baseball cap.
Second Event Description:
On Saturday, August 5, 2006 at approximately 2:55 am a 19-year-old female reported that she was walking on River Street near Thorn Street when a Hispanic male approached her driving a blue Dodge Chrysler minivan.
Third Event Description:
On Monday, August 7, 2006 @ 7:00 P.M., a 20 year-old female victim walked into E-18 to report that she was assaulted on Wednesday, July 19, 2006 at approximately 11:30 pm, on the 800th block of River Street.
20-30 years of age
Black Facial Hair: Mustache
Heavy-set, stocky Height: unknown
A baseball hat red or black
When speaking English, has Spanish accent
Possibly Dodge/Chrysler blue mini-van or a red Chrysler four-door sedan
Anyone approached by someone in a vehicle fitting this description should take immediate precautions to get as far away as quickly as possible and call the police. Women are advised to walk against traffic, carry a cell-phone, and to try to not walk alone if possible. The most important piece of information they should attempt to obtain would be a license plate number.
Officers are actively searching this area and ask anyone with information to please come forward. Anyone with information about the suspect is urged to contact the District E-18 Detectives 617-343-5607 or the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1-800-494-TIPS