The Massachusetts State Police and District Attorney Dan Conley's office need the public's help in finding the culprit in Monday's assault at Paul Revere Park.
According to a release from Conley's office, a homelss man was assaulted on the fishing piere in the park Monday afternoon. State troopers found the 45-year-old man, who had a head injury. He was taken to Mass General Hostpial for treatment. It appeared the man had been assaulted sometime Sunday evening and left alone in the park until the next afternoon.
Officers put a special plea to dog walkers and fisherman. Both groups are heavy users of the park.
"Because the spot is popular with people walking their dogs or fishing in the harbor, authorities are asking anyone who may have been in the area on Sunday evening to comeforward with information, no matter how minor or peripheral it might seem. Specifically, theyhope someone may have seen a person or persons in the area of the pier on the evening or night of May 20," read the release by Conley's office.
Anyone with information about the assault can call the state police using 911 on a mobile phone or contact the Detective Unit at 617-727-8817.