Police seeking man in elevator assault in S. Boston building

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Police are looking for a man who assaulted a woman in the elevator of a South Boston building.

At around 3:34 p.m. Thursday, police responded to a call of an assault in the area of Channel Center Street, police said.

The victim told officers she was assaulted by a man in an elevator. The man allegedly grabbed the victim’s waist and neck. She was able to exit the elevator safely, police said.

The suspect was described as a white male in his 20s, about 5 feet 6 inches tall, with a red complexion that could be from a sunburn. He was clean-shaven, with short hair, and wearing a white shirt with graphics and gray or olive green cargo shorts.

The victim declined medical attention, police said.

Police are investigating this incident. Anyone with information should call detectives at 617-343-4742.