MBTA Police Search For Suspect In Back Bay Attempted Assault

Photo: Courtesy of the MBTA Transit Police

BOSTON (WBZ NewsRadio) — The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority Transit Police is asking for the public's assistance in identifying a person of interest and suspect in an assault with a knife.

Officials said that an incident occurred on March 25, at around 7:30 p.m. in Back Bay Station where a man allegedly threatened and attempted to assault a male Orange Line passenger while wielding a knife.

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Police say that the victim testified the assailant had accused him of speaking too loudly on the train. Fearing his safety, the victim fled the scene, police said.

The TPD asks that anyone with related information call them at 617-222-1050.

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