Knives

By - 12/28/12 - 5:43 pm

Brian D'Amico reports two people pulled knives on each other at 23 Corona St. around 4:45 p.m. Both got the other; both were taken away with minor injuries.... Read more

By - 12/15/12 - 4:40 pm

MBTA Transit Police and EMTs converged on the Chinatown stop on the Orange Line around 4:30 p.m. after a man was stabbed in the upper torso on the inbound platform. A train that left the station shortly before police were notified of the stabbing was being held at Downtown Crossing, but one possible suspect was in custody.

UPDATE: MBTA Transit Police report Anthony Bonner,... Read more

By - 12/9/12 - 1:15 pm

Scene at Washington and Walworth. Photo by Lauren A.The scene at Washington, Walworth and Beech. Photo by Lauren A.

Gasner JeanSomebody was stabbed on an outbound 34E bus at Washington... Read more

By - 11/30/12 - 8:04 pm

Boston Police report arresting teens from Brighton, Allston, Brockton and Dorchester for an early morning knifepoint home invasion on Nov. 24.

Police say the four broke into 45 Nottinghill Rd. around 2:40 a.m. that day and were in the kitchen when one of the home's occupants, himself a teen, woke up and found them in the kitchen. According to police:

One victim asked

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By - 11/6/12 - 9:28 pm

AlertNewEngland reports somebody was stabbed around 6:30 p.m. at the Maverick Square Burger King and that the suspect, a Hispanic teen, fled into the Maverick T stop.

By - 11/5/12 - 12:35 pm

Boston Police report three men were stabbed in two altercations early Sunday.

Police say around 1:30 a.m., two men were stabbed following a fight with a larger group of men at 74 Beacon St. One victim, 24, was stabbed in the shoulder; the other, 25, in the back. Both are expected to survive, police say:

The victims stated they got into a dispute

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By - 11/2/12 - 7:46 pm

Boston Police report a white guy, about 6 feet tall, robbed people at knifepoint in three incidents over the past week.

On Saturday, a white guy wearing a red hoodie with a gray and white scarf over his face showed "a large knife with a wooden handle" around 7:10 p.m. before stealing somebody's iPhone and $100 at the Broadway Laundromat, 360 W. Broadway.... Read more

By - 11/1/12 - 2:17 pm

Wilmer Velazquez, who lists East Boston and South Boston addresses, was arraigned on a charge of armed robbery after he allegedly stole a 15-year-old teen's phone at knifepoint, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.

Velazquez, 19, was ordered held in lieu of $5,000 bail at his arraignment in East Boston District Court, the DA's office says.

Prosecutors say his victim was playing with her... Read more

By - 10/30/12 - 7:27 pm

Joel Gonzalez-Santana, 34, had bail set at $1,500 today because of an incident around 1:15 a.m. near near Erie and Washington streets, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.

According to the DA's office, an off-duty officer was investigating what appeared to be a single-car crash when Gonzalez-Santana threatened him with a machete.

The DA's office reports Gonzalez-Santana was one of just two people arraigned... Read more

By - 10/28/12 - 2:33 pm

A man was stabbed in the stomach and leg around 2:15 p.m. inside 46 Theodore St. - just down the street from yesterday's three-alarm fire.... Read more

By - 10/19/12 - 9:05 pm

Boston Police report that when he had his wallet stolen by a man and a woman around 11 p.m. on Monday outside 313 E. 8 St. in South Boston, he chased after them and confronted them. One of his muggers then displayed a knife and took his cell phone.

By - 10/15/12 - 7:06 pm

East Boston suspectBoston Police report East Boston Variety, 3 Gladstone St., was held up around 6:45 this morning by a pack of knife-wielding robbers - one of whom gave the clerk a dollar, then pulled out a knife and yelled "Gimme the money!"

A second suspect was described

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By - 10/8/12 - 5:16 pm

Boston Police report arresting a Charlestown man on charges he stabbed another man Sunday night at 73 O'Reilly Way.

Officers responding to a stabbing report around 9:15 p.m. found a bleeding 24-year-old man. As he was being taken to Mass. General, officers found and arrested Israel Gerena, 58, for a assault and battery with a dangerous weapon.

A preliminary investigation indicates the victim and

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By - 10/7/12 - 5:14 pm

Around 4:45 p.m. at Washington and Bowdoin streets. He may have been stabbed a block away on Claybourne Street, however.

By - 10/6/12 - 4:40 pm

Boston Police report a man was found fatally and repeatedly stabbed around 1:10 a.m. at 11 Charles St.

UPDATE: Boston Police identify the victim as Cherby LaJoie, 39.

By - 10/3/12 - 6:45 am

The Daily Free Press reports a man at a basement party on Hano Street was stabbed in the side around 10:25 p.m. on Sunday.

By - 10/1/12 - 11:04 am

CareyBoston Police have put out an APB for Matthew Carey, wanted for his participation in a Sept. 15 armed robbery on Lamartine Street.

Jamaica Plain Patch has the background on the incident, in which a former worker at the Dedham Whole Foods trusted his former supervisor - with whom he'd regularly... Read more

By - 9/28/12 - 8:42 pm

Brian D'Amico reports police responded around 7:20 p.m. to 42 St. Stephen St., where residents said four men armed with knives and a gun forced their way in and attacked them before the residents managed to force the robbers back out. Two of the residents were taken to a local hospital for observation.... Read more

By - 9/25/12 - 9:10 pm

Brian D'Amico reports the victim was stabbed around 8:45 p.m. at Gordon and Summer streets. Three men, all clad in black, ran down Gordon toward Child.

By - 9/19/12 - 11:30 pm

Maverick stabbing sceneMaverick stabbing scene. Photo by Kevin Franck.

A man was stabbed around 8:30 p.m. in Maverick Square and taken away in such bad shape the homicide unit was called in, just in case.

UPDATE, Thursday, 10p.m.: Boston Police report the victim, stabbed in the stomach, is... Read more

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