Officers assigned to District C-6 arrested Derek Leslie, 32, of South Boston, on a warrant issued out of South Boston District Court for one count of Indecent Assault and Battery. Detectives are actively reviewing the facts and circumstances surrounding both of these incidents. Anyone with information regarding these incidents is urged to call detectives directly at (617) 343-4400.
Community members wishing to assist this investigation anonymously can do so by calling the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1(800) 494-TIPS or by texting the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463).
The Boston Police Department will stringently guard and protect the identities of those who wish to help this investigation anonymously. If you are a victim of a sexual assault that has or has not been reported to police and would feel more comfortable seeking confidential advice from a non-law enforcement agency, the Boston Police Department encourages you to call the Boston Area Rape Crisis Center (BARCC) at 1 (800) 841-8371. BARCC provides free and confidential counseling, case management, legal, and medical advocacy services to survivors in the greater Boston area. To learn more, please click on the enclosed link: www.barcc.org
“Thank you to the Boston Police Department, the entire South Boston community, my fellow elected officials, as well as a courageous victim- who’s bravery led to an arrest made in connection with the recent serious crime of indecent assault and battery. Neighbors are strongly encouraged to contact BPD Detectives with any relevant information at 617-343-4400,” said City Councilor Ed Flynn.