Hartford police investigate reported assault at train station

Hartford police cruiser (WTNH /George Roelofsen)
Hartford police cruiser (WTNH /George Roelofsen)

HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH)– Hartford police are investigating after a woman reported that she was assaulted due to her sexual orientation early Sunday.

Around 2 a.m., officers responded to Union Station, at 1 Union Place, in response to an assault complaint. When police met with the victim, she reported that she was assaulted due to her sexual orientation. The victim was then taken to Saint Francis Hospital with non visible injuries after she reported pain in her arm and leg.

Police say a canvas of the area did not produce any witnesses or suspects, and surveillance videos did not capture the assault.

The suspect is described as a black male, who is between 30-33 years old, around 230 lbs., with a light complexion and a bald head.

The incident remains under investigation.

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