On Friday, November 13, 2020, the Boston Police Crimes Against Children Unit in coordination with the Child Protection Unit of the Suffolk District Attorney’s Office, arrested George Swain, 71, of Dorchester, at 1218 Blue Hill Avenue in Mattapan.  Swain is charged with multiple counts of Rape of a Child and Indecent Assault and Battery of a Child Under 14. He will be arraigned in Dorchester District Court on Monday morning.

The Boston Police Crimes Against Children Unit continues to review the facts and circumstances surrounding this investigation. Anyone with any information is asked to call detectives directly at (617) 343-6183. Community members wanting to assist this investigation anonymously can do so by calling the Crime Stoppers Tip Line at 1 (800) 494-TIPS or by texting the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463). The Boston Police Department will stringently guard and protect the identities of all those who wish to help this investigation anonymously.

If you are a victim of a sexual assault that has, or has not been, reported to police and would feel more comfortable seeking confidential advice from a non-law enforcement agency, the Boston Police Department encourages you to call the Boston Area Rape Crisis Center (BARCC) at 1 (800) 841-8371. BARCC provides free and confidential counseling, case management, legal, and medical advocacy services to survivors in the greater Boston area. To learn more, please click on the enclosed link: www.barcc.org