Update: Photos of possible suspect released.
Boston Police report two women were grabbed and stabbed early this morning, possibly by the same man.
In both cases, the women were grabbed from behind, police say.
In the first case, a woman walking in the area of Vancouver Street and Huntington Avenue told police:
The suspect jumped out of the bushes, grabbed her and... Read more
Hugo Ventura, 30, was arraigned this week on a charge of slashing a man's ear and face after police began to doubt his story that his victim suffered his injuries while saving him from a pack of three guys with a machete who'd burst into the Bennington Street apartment where they'd been drinking, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
Hugo Ventura, 30, was released... Read more
Boston Police report delivery men for two separate Chinese restaurants were held up on the same Dorchester street last week.
Around 1:40 p.m. last Wednesday, a delivery worker for Hong Kong Chef at 47 Topliff St. was held up at knifepoint there by three men who'd been sitting on the front porch of 43 Topliff when he pulled up. The suspects were... Read more
Police say the bouncer was attempting to break up a fight between two or three men when one of them whipped out a knife and stabbed the bouncer in the arm and stomach. Police say he managed to get himself to nearby Tufts Medical... Read more
UPDATE: The MBTA reports both victims are expected to survive. The stabber got into an argument with them at the front end of the southbound platform and fled before police arrived.... Read more
City licensing chief Patricia Malone today warned the Dublin House, 7 Stoughton St., she will suspend its license because of a stabbing last month - unless the bar can show her a substantive plan to stop people with weapons from showing up there.
The bar seems to be "attracting people who carry weapons, and that is a huge concern to me," she told owner Yiser... Read more
Somebody was stabbed shortly after 4 p.m. on Midland Street, then collapsed at Savin Hill Avenue and Sidney Street, down the block from the T stop. A mini-van wanted in connection with the investigation was stopped about 10 minutes later at Linden and Freeport streets.
Around 4:40 p.m. at Geneva Avenue and Park Street.
The man was rushed to the hospital for surgery in critical condition. The homicide unit was summoned.
The suspect is described as a black male in his 50s, wearing a black and blue sweater, khaki pants and black sneakers with blue and pink stripes. He was last seen fleeing down Bourneside.
In 2005, a worker... Read more
About 45 minutes later, a man was stabbed outside the Ashmont T station. The suspects were described as three black males.... Read more
A man walking on Congress Street near Sleeper Street was jumped, robbed at knifepoint and punched in the face around 8:15 p.m. By 8:30, officers looking for the suspects on the other side of Fort Point Channel found two men matching their descriptions at Atlantic Avenue and Summer Street and arrested them.
Police will now look at whether the two are involved in a spate... Read more