A Boston man is facing multiple charges after he allegedly hit a female victim in the head from behind and then tried to drag her toward a nearby wooded area.
Naeem Patrick 29, of Dorchester, was arrested around 8:20 p.m. by Boston police in connection to an aggravated sexual assault that occurred around 1:30 p.m. that day in the area of Sharp Street.
During the incident, police said Patrick allegedly approached a female under the age of 18 from behind and struck her in the head with an unknown object before attempting to drag her toward a nearby wooded area.
No further details about the incident were released by police.
Patrick is charged with assault with intent to rape and assault and battery by means of a dangerous weapon and is scheduled to be arraigned in Dorchester District Court on Tuesday.