Earlier this evening, Gossips received the following press release from the Hudson Police Department:
The Hudson City Police Department is currently investigating several apparently related incidents where women were subjected to sexual contact.
This morning, Monday, July 11, 2022, at 8:44 a.m., HPD received a call via Columbia County 911 from a woman who reported that she was walking on [East] Allen St. near St. Mary’s Church and was confronted by a man wearing red boxer underwear shorts and no shirt.
The victim stated that the man exposed himself to her and proceeded to touch and grope her. The man ran away west on Union Street.
Patrols and Detectives immediately responded to the neighborhood.
Several minutes after the initial report, an HPD Detective observed a man matching the description grab and fondle another woman as she was walking on Union Street. The man was immediately taken into custody by an HPD Sergeant.
The perpetrator is described as a black male, 22 years old, 6 feet tall, 180 lbs. He has script tattoos under both eyes.
HPD was immediately assisted by the Mobil Crisis Assessment Team (MCAT) and the man was transported to Columbia Memorial Hospital where he is undergoing treatment and evaluation.
HPD is currently investigating another, possibly related, incident that is alleged to have occurred earlier that morning in the area of Oakwood Boulevard.
Anyone with any additional information or [who] may themselves [have] been victimized [is] encouraged to call HPD Detectives at (518)828-3388.