Transit police arrest Somerville man accused of indecent assault

BOSTON (WHDH) - A Somerville man was arrested on indecent assault charges after he allegedly tried to forcibly hug and kiss a woman inside an MBTA station Wednesday.

Officers arriving at the State Street Station around 9 a.m. spoke with a woman who said she was approached by a man at the fare gates who attempted to hug and forcefully kiss her, according to transit police.

The man has been identified as 32-year-old Benjamin Celletti.

The victim told officers she pushed Celletti away and was then indecently assaulted.

No further information has been released.

 

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