Knives

By - 11/19/13 - 9:56 am

Boston Police report they are investigating a spate of robberies in which people are being robbed of phones and cash at knife- or scissorpoint.

Police report four such robberies this month:

By - 11/17/13 - 11:36 pm

Boston Police report arresting a Newton man on charges he stabbed one man and beat another after being refused entry to Coogan's Bar around 12:35 a.m.

Police say that after the attack, Peter Damelio, 38, took a cab to Charlestown - where he was arrested.

Police say that when Damelio first showed up at the bar, he tried to gain immediate entrance. A bouncer... Read more

By - 11/17/13 - 6:04 pm

UPDATE: The more seriously injured man, Edwin Santos, died; two now face murder charges.

A man was taken away in critical condition following a beating and stabbing around 5 p.m. at Bell's Market, 246 Dorchester St.

Boston EMS Incidents reports that about an hour later, another man was stabbed around the corner from the market on E. 9 St.

On Friday night,... Read more

By - 11/15/13 - 9:58 pm

Gates Street scene. Photo by Brian Fluharty.

Police are looking for several white teens for an attack around 9 p.m. outside 10 Gates St. that sent one victim to the hospital with stab wounds to the back. A second victim was punched.

The attackers, some of whom may have been on bicycles, fled onto Dorchester Street.... Read more

By - 11/3/13 - 5:45 pm

Boston Police report they are investigating a slashing spree on Westminster Avenue in which more than a dozen cars had their tires slashed overnight.

Police have no suspects yet, but are hoping members of the public can help fix that, by calling detectives at 617-343-5628 or contacting the anonymous tip line by calling 800-494-TIPS or texting TIP to CRIME (27463)... Read more

By - 11/2/13 - 9:55 pm

The Globe reports police found six men stabbed at 6 Leroy St. around 4:45 a.m.

By - 11/1/13 - 11:51 am
Volvo sought

Boston Police report they are looking for a man forced a Timilty Middle School student into his car at knifepoint around 7:30 a.m. on Thursday at Dudley and Shirley streets.

Police say the 12-year-old managed to jump out of the car a half mile up Dudley, at Dearborn Street, then ran to the Timilty.

The suspect is described as a dark skinned black male

... Read more
By - 10/31/13 - 9:30 pm

Police and EMTs rushed to 746 Truman Parkway in Hyde Park around 9:20 p.m. after two men, one armed with an ice pick, the other with a shovel, began jousting. The man with the ice pick punctured the shovel man's face several times; Shovel man in turn managed to slice open ice-pick man's face with his ad-hoc weapon.... Read more

By - 10/20/13 - 8:37 pm

Boston Police report a man was stabbed sometime after midnight at Washington and Stuart streets - just down the street from the emergency room at Tufts Medical Center. Police say he is in critical but stable condition.

By - 10/20/13 - 12:53 pm

Updated.

Boston Police report a Dorchester woman ended an argument with her boyfriend that turned physical by plunging a knife into his stomach.

Tina Thompson, 46, was arrested on a charge of assault with intent to murder after the stabbing, about 12:40 p.m. in the kitchen of an apartment at 400 Savin Hill Ave. The boyfriend was transported to Boston Medical Center with... Read more

By - 10/14/13 - 12:13 am

Shortly before midnight at Norfolk and Chipman streets.

The suspect was described as black, in his early 20s, and wearing a blue hoodie. Last seen running towards Codman Square. Before the stabbing, he got out of a green vehicle, possibly a Jeep Liberty, also last seen headed towards Codman.... Read more

By - 10/13/13 - 11:42 pm

Police responded to the Knights of Columbus, 4192 Washington St., shortly after 11 p.m. for a fight. Not long after, a person with a stab wound showed up at Faulkner Hospital.... Read more

By - 10/9/13 - 11:33 pm

Around 10:30 p.m., where Boylston Street and the Fenway meet. Police are looking for three Hispanic males, one in a blue hoodie with white stripes.

By - 10/6/13 - 10:22 am

Around 10 p.m. on Leon Street outside the West Village G dorm, according to an alert from Northeastern Police.

According to police, two black teens asked the students for the time; when both students took out their phones to answer the question, one of the teens pulled a knife and demanded the phones. The pair then fled toward the Ruggles T stop.... Read more

By - 10/3/13 - 1:30 pm

For the second time in ten days, bystanders didn't just watch a woman get mugged - they chased after her attackers.

Boston Police report officers on patrol spotted a man being chased across the Common around 7:40 p.m. yesterday. Their professional curiosity aroused, they then watched as a male pursuer tackled the fleeing man. Based on interviews, police say:

One of the male suspects

... Read more
By - 9/28/13 - 1:01 am

Around 12:50 a.m. in the buttocks in the area of Normandy and Seaver streets.

By - 9/26/13 - 1:50 pm

Angeliea Brown, 33, of Dorchester, is scheduled for arraignment tomorrow for the death of Winston Fields, 73, in his apartment at 2311 Washington St. sometime last month, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.

Fields was last seen alive on Aug. 9; his body was found Aug. 14.

Brown has been in custody in lieu of $300 bail since her arrest Aug. 11, when... Read more

By - 9/23/13 - 1:12 pm

Shortly before 1 p.m. in the area of Ring Road by the Pru. In the pursuit, he dropped both the purse and the knife.

Katie reports:

Tons of people running to catch someone ... Great to see a bunch of guys running after robber.

He's described as white, 5'8" to 5'10" with close-cropped hair and wearing black, knee-length shorts, white sneakers and a black... Read more

By - 9/20/13 - 9:15 pm

Two men wound up stabbed in South Boston around 9 p.m. One victim was found on Preble Street near Vinton, the other on Dorchester Street near Vinton. Both were taken to local hospitals with injuries not expected to kill them.

About an hour later, witnesses pointed police to a guy in a Patriots shirt, covered in blood, wandering around West Broadway. After a foot chase,... Read more

By - 9/11/13 - 10:09 pm

Video from a July 3 robbery at VFW Parkway and Spring Street.

Boston Police report they are looking for a man who has been alternating between a knife and a gun as he holds up Dunkin' Donuts outlets along the Dedham line, most recently last night at the outlet at VFW Parkway and Spring Street.

Police say the bandit also robbed that store... Read more

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