BOSTON (WBZNewsRadio) - Boston police released pictures of a person of interest in connection to an attack on 91-year old Jean McGuire who was walking her dog in Franklin Park last week.
McGuire was stabbed multiple times near 25 Playstead Road around 8:30 p.m.
McGuire ran the Metropolitan Council for Educational Opportunity (METCO) for 43 years - the organization works to integrate Boston-Area schools. She was also the first Black woman elected to the Boston School Committee in 1981.
Detectives were able to recover additional surveillance video and are seeking the public's help in identifying the person pictured below. Boston Police also believe the assailant may have been injured in the attack and said these injuries may have required medical attention.
Anyone with information about the man is asked to call CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1-800- 494-TIPS or by texting the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463).
WBZ's Jim MacKay (@JimMacKayOnAir) reports