Franklin Baez and Jadiel Martinez, both 19, were charged with armed robbery after an off-duty officer noticed two guys matching the description of the knifemen afterwards on Walnut Avenue by Franklin Park, police say, adding Martinez was... Read more
A woman walking on Merriam Street reports she was held up at knifepoint around 4:40 p.m. on Dec. 29. In e-mail, she writes:
A man rushed me from behind, put his arm around my neck, showed a tactical/hunting knife with his other hand and demanded my stuff, mostly my phone. I screamed the whole time and took off after him when he got my... Read more
NorthEndWaterfront.com reports a man coming out of a Hanover cigar bar was forced into a doorway by two men, one of whom put a knife to his neck and demanded his money, around 11:40 p.m. on Wednesday.
Already facing charges of witness intimidation, Miguel Rodriguez is now behind bars for allegedly throwing a pregnant woman to the ground and repeatedly kicking her and then, when he was done with her, stabbing her boyfriend so badly he needed 93 stitches to close all the holes in his back, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
Prosecutors sought $5,000 bail for the Dec. 17... Read more
Boston Police are at 85 Lenox St., between Tremont and Shawmut, where a 14-year-old was found stabbed about six times shortly before 2 p.m. Police are not considering the injuries - which may have happened off Columbus Avenue, life threatening, however. The stabbing is the latest violent incident in the area between Mass. Ave. and Melnea Cass Boulevard:
After knocking her to the ground, putting a knife to her throat and taking her iPhone, the pair ran down Tudor Street, police say, describing the two as black, 18-20 and with very short hair.... Read more
Boston Police are looking for two teens who robbed somebody making a food delivery on Bradeen Street in Roslindale tonight.
The suspects are described as Hispanic, both 18-20, both carrying knives. One was wearing a black cap and a red jacket, the other was dressed entirely in black, including a black ski mask on his face. They were last reported running toward the Archdale... Read more
Boston Police report arresting two teens on charges they stole some candy at knifepoint from a Dorchester convenience store Friday evening.
Police say they were able to ID one of the perps because of the startling bloodshot eyes the store clerk noticed:
While talking to the smaller of the two suspects, officers noted that the suspect had what looked to be noticeably bloodshot... Read more
Brian D'Amico reports two men were stabbed right in the square this evening; both are expected to survive.
Boston Police are at the basketball court at Lenox and Washington streets, where officers found a man with a stab wound to his chest around 3:40 p.m. He has life threatening injuries.
Channel 5 reports the man is in pretty bad shape after he fled his stabber around 7 p.m. yesterday by running into traffic at Commonwealth Avenue and Washington Street.
Barry Shea, 43, was ordered held in lieu of $2,500 on charges he sliced the manager of Snappy Sushi on Newbury Street yesterday during an attempted holdup.
According to police, Shea showed up in an orange jumpsuit, said he worked for NStar and that he needed to see the restaurant's electricity meter. Once in... Read more
Boston Police report arresting two men on charges they stopped a man walking down Blue Hill Avenue early this morning, forced him into their school van, drove him a few blocks away and robbed him.
Kevin Ford, 38, of West Roxbury, and Joseph Hofges, 36, of Roxbury, were charged with armed robbery, kidnapping and assault and battery with a dangerous weapon after the alleged... Read more
The Globe reports one man was stabbed at Andrew, another shot at Ashmont.
Brian D'Amico reports a man was stabbed in the arm at 212 Bremen St. around 2:40 p.m., and that Massport police promptly detained two men in connection with the attack. State Police are in charge of the investigation because the stabbing happened at the Bremen Street Park, which is owned by Massport, whose lands troopers patrol.... Read more
Boston Police are looking for three men who held a woman up at knifepoint late Wednesday night. The suspects are described as white or Hispanic, in their late teens or early 20s, and wearing blue and red Halloween masks. One had a large kitchen knife and wore a gray hoodie. They fled into Southwest Corridor Park.