A Ditson Street resident forwarded this image from her home's surveillance camera of two men right after they'd held up an elderly man at knifepoint around 5 p.m. yesterday at Ditson Street and Arcadia Park in Fields Corner.
Victim was unharmed but lost his phone, wallet, and other valuables. The suspects fled on foot up Ditson St, and then ran through the... Read more
UPDATE: Jackson ordered to observation for 20 days, the DA's office reports, adds Jackson did not know her victim.
Michelle Jackson, 27, is scheduled for arraignment today on charges she plunged a pair of scissors into another woman's chest around 5:30 p.m. yesterday at Massachusetts Avenue and Albany Street, according to the Suffolk County District Attorney's office, which reports the victim, 21-year-old Cambridge resident,... Read more
Around 2:45 p.m. on Centre Street, across from the liquor store.
Police are looking for four suspects, one a woman in a long dress with orange stripes who did the stabbing and three men, one wearing a GPS ankle bracelet and a blue-and-white striped shirt.
Because of the proximity to the Orange Line station - initial reports suggested the stabbing happened near the fare gates... Read more
Police are looking for two teens for an armed robbery around 6:45 p.m. on Schuyler Street near Elm Hill Avenue.
They took a Galaxy phone, a pair of sneakers in a red-and-white Nike box and cash from their victim. One was described as a black male, about 5'6" in a black hoodie. The other was a black female, about 5'3" with short hair and a... Read more
UPDATE: Ferguson Farrell, 28, is scheduled for arraignment in Roxbury District Court today on a charge of armed assault with intent to murder for allegedly stabbing a 47-year-old woman in the back, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
Police, fire and EMTs in front of Court House. Street closed, police... Read more
Around 5:50 p.m. at Orlando and Almont streets.
Police were on the scene quickly and within 10 minutes had a suspect in custody - along with the knife he allegedly used.
After summoning an ambulance for the victim, police had to call in a second ambulance - for an officer who got stung repeatedly by bees while chasing the suspect through backyards.... Read more
A man had a small phone speaker stolen at knifepoint around 9:30 p.m. outside Atlas Liquors, 591 Hyde Park Ave.
Police began looking for three teens on BMX bikes, one wearing a T-shirt wrapped around his neck, and apprehended two of them within 15 minutes.
Stanley Staco reports the man was stabbed at Blue Hill Avenue and Deering Road shortly after 8 p.m. Police found him a couple blocks away at Westmore Road.
In an area like that, police figure, lots of people probably whipped out their phones and started taking photos and video:
Detectives are requesting the publicâ€™s assistance in locating witnesses as well as obtaining any smart phone footage... Read more
Around 7:40 p.m. outside 80 Greenwood St.
Suspect: Black, 28, no shirt, white shorts, red do-rag, may have fled in white Sonata.
One in the arm, two in the hand, shortly before 1 a.m. at Morton and Sutton streets. One victim was found several blocks away on West Selden Street.
Around 12:15 a.m. at Tremont Street near Marginal Road; one in the stomach. A suspect was arrested at Marginal and Washington.
UPDATE: Boston Police provide this account of what happened after an officer on patrol was flagged down by a whole group of people being chased by a guy with a knife:
The officer was able to apprehend the suspect without further incident. Officers... Read more