Boston Police report a man sitting in front of his house last night was robbed by four people:
The victim stated that the two males identified themselves as State Police officers and ordered him against a wall. The victim, believing the suspects were State Police officers, allowed them to pat frisk him, The victim stated that during the pat frisk, the suspects grabbed his wallet from his pocket and fled onto Brooks St. toward Bennington Street. The victim stated that he followed the suspects, and observed one of them hand his wallet to one of the females. The victim stated that he caught up to the suspects outside of 185 Bennington St. where they turned on him and started punching about the head. The victim reported that the suspects then ran into 185 Bennington Street after assaulting him.
Real cops made their way into the second-floor apartment there after hearing movement inside. Police say three suspects were unable to hide despite having turned off all the lights. Arrested on charges of unarmed robbery and impersonating a police officer: Robert DeFreitas, 41, of East Boston and Edward J. Rivard, 36, of Revere. Marlene A. Choukas, 43, of Revere, was charged with unarmed robbery and assault and battery on a police officer after she struggled with officers during her arrest, police say.