BOSTON — Boston police say they are looking into allegations that a city official grabbed a woman by the back of the neck after she said she was going to report him for sexual harassment.

A police spokesman told the Boston Globe (http://bit.ly/2xfqGCD ) on Wednesday that they are trying to contact the woman to see if she wants to file a criminal complaint.

The woman has filed a complaint with the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination against Felix Arroyo, the chief of health and human services.

The woman says he made sexually inappropriate comments and grabbed her bottom.

Arroyo has been on paid administrative leave since July 28 amid an internal investigation. He says the allegations are baseless.


Information from: The Boston Globe, http://www.bostonglobe.com

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