Pittsfield Police: Man arrested after inappropriately grabbing woman

Residents and visitors are urged to remain vigilant

PITTSFIELD, Mass. (NEWS10) – The Pittsfield Police Department arrested a man they said inappropriately grabbed a woman in the City.

On Tuesday, police said they received a report that a woman was grabbed inappropriately by man as he walked past her on Robbins Avenue.

After speaking with the victim and getting a description, police said the man, later identified as Edward Jennings, was located and positively identified. Jennings was arrested and charged with one count of indecent assault and battery.

Police said it is unknown if Jennings was involved in other assaults that occurred in the City in recent weeks. Residents and visitors are urged to remain vigilant and report anything suspicious to police.