Boston man arrested for allegedly assaulting a child at Park Street Station

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A Boston man was arrested Friday after he allegedly assaulted a 4-year-old boy on a Green Line platform at the MBTA’s Park Street station and fled, according to Transit Police.

George Francois, 66, was taken into custody in the area of ​​48 Glenville Ave., where officers tracked him down using a photo taken by the boy’s mother to identify him, Transit Police said in a statement.

The alleged assault occurred on the westbound platform, where officers responded around 7:30 p.m. after the boy’s mother called police to say a man had indecently assaulted her son, according to the release.

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