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
Around 8:25 p.m. on Esmond Street near Blue Hill Avenue, by two men. The victim managed to walk a couple blocks to McLellan Street, which is where police found him.
UPDATE: Arrest made.
Boston Police report a woman was attacked at knifepoint around 11 a.m. yesterday somewhere in the Arnold Arboretum.
The suspect is described as a black male in his early twenties, 5â€™4â€ť to 5â€™6â€ť in height. He is further described as having a thin build, wearing a black do-rag, white t-shirt, dark colored jeans with grey. The suspect was riding a... Read more
State Police, with assistance from their Boston counterparts, are investigating how a man got shot tonight in a car on Old Colony Avenue near the footbridge to Moakley Park. The victim got himself to Boston Medical Center around 9:30 p.m.- where not long after, security guards found a car parked outside with bullet holes.
Around 3:50 p.m. on Hiawatha Road off Blue Hill Avenue. Police are looking for a man in his 50s, wearing a gray shirt and driving a champagne-colored Explorer.
Around 9:45 p.m., police found a man with gunshot wounds to the stomach and leg on Harvard Street near Washington Street. Minutes later, they found a 16-year-old stabbed in the head a couple blocks away on Gaylord Street.
Police are looking for a white Corolla seen driving away from the area.... Read more
Alert New England reports one of the combatants in a fight outside Archdale Liquors on Washington Street at Archdale Street around 7:40 p.m. didn't realize his opponent had a knife. EMS took him away with a stab wound to the leg.
Stanley Staco reports a man was stabbed in the stomach around 10 p.m. at the Star Market at River and Washington streets. Police are looking for a woman seen running from the scene.
A Dorchester man who allegedly tried but failed to rob a woman at knifepoint at Downtown Crossing last month was arrested last week after detectives managed to track him down as a regular at a Dorchester Star Market, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
Roger Hines, 29, was arraigned Friday on a charge of assault with a dangerous weapon, the DA's office says. Judge... Read more