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Two beat man at Back Bay station because he didn't have any cigarettes they could bum, police say

Wanted for Back Bay beating

Surveillance photos via TPD.

Transit Police report they are looking for two men they say beat up a third man at the Back Bay T stop because he couldn't give them any cigarettes.

Police say the pair approached the man around 10:30 p.m. on Oct. 16 and asked for a smoke.

When the victim informed the two males he did not smoke the two males began to assault the victim by striking him and kicking him. The two males then fled the station.

If they look familiar, call detectives at 617-222-1050 or send an anonymous text to 873873.

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Back Bay station has been very busy. Not to long ago a young woman died under mysterious circumstances and a person of interest was arrested. I have seen two transit officers in the afternoon doing a great job keeping boisterous school kids in line. I haven't seen officers at night but I have seen a lot of sketchy characters hanging around the statue of a former civil rights icon in the station.

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Wait, what was the last time we prosecuted anyone for asking for a smoke?

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