MSP, DA, Winchester PD Investigating Sexual Assault in Middlesex Fells

Massachusetts State Police Troop A, the Middlesex District Attorney’s Office and the State Police Detective Unit assigned to the Middlesex County district Attorney’s Office and Winchester Police are investigating a sexual assault and assault and battery that occurred at approximately 8 a.m. today near South Border Road in Winchester in the Middlesex Fells Reservation. The victim, a 48-year-old woman, is being treated for injuries at a Boston hospital, where she is in stable condition. Troopers, along with Winchester Police, are actively working to determine the identity of the adult male who attacked the victim while she was walking in the area of Leslie Road Trail Head. The preliminary investigation suggests that this was a random attack.
No further information is available for release at this time.