You can now read 5 articles in a month for free on BostonGlobe.com. Read as much as you want anywhere and anytime for just 99¢.

Woman sexually assaulted, robbed in Arnold Arboretum

Boston police are asking resident to take precautions, after a woman was sexually assaulted and robbed at knifepoint while walking in the Arnold Arboretum in Jamaica Plain Wednesday morning.

A woman told police she was sexually assaulted by a black man in his early 20s at about 11 a.m. in the arboretum, police said.

Continue reading below

The man was said to be about 5 feet 5 inches tall. He was thin and was wearing a do-rag, a white T-shirt, and dark colored jeans. He was riding a black bicycle, police said.

The Boston police sexual assault unit is investigating. Police asked anyone with information to contact detectives at 617-343-5628.

On June 9, two men were arrested after they allegedly robbed a person near the Bussey Street entrance to the Arboretum. Police did not say where the most recent attack took place.

Jacqueline Tempera can be reached at jacqueline.tempera@globe.com. Follow her on twitter @jacktemp
Loading comments...
Subscriber Log In

We hope you've enjoyed your 5 free articles'

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week
Marketing image of BostonGlobe.com
Marketing image of BostonGlobe.com
Already a subscriber?
Your city. Your stories. Your Globe.
Yours FREE for two weeks.
Enjoy free unlimited access to Globe.com for the next two weeks.
Limited time only - No credit card required!
BostonGlobe.com complimentary digital access has been provided to you, without a subscription, for free starting today and ending in 14 days. After the free trial period, your free BostonGlobe.com digital access will stop immediately unless you sign up for BostonGlobe.com digital subscription. Current print and digital subscribers are not eligible for the free trial.
Thanks & Welcome to Globe.com
You now have unlimited access for the next two weeks.
BostonGlobe.com complimentary digital access has been provided to you, without a subscription, for free starting today and ending in 14 days. After the free trial period, your free BostonGlobe.com digital access will stop immediately unless you sign up for BostonGlobe.com digital subscription. Current print and digital subscribers are not eligible for the free trial.