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Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Police Reports 1/3/2012-1/4/2012

Larceny: Occurred on 1/3 at 8:00 PM- Kent St.

Officer was dispatched for a reported package theft. The victim stated that his laptop computer was stolen. The victim stated that he checked the status of the laptop computer that he ordered. The status indicated that it was delivered today and was signed for by an unknown party. However, the victim returned home from work and discovered the laptop was not in the lobby and he could not locate it. Based on the delivery time and the fact that someone signed for the package it is believed it was stolen at the same time.

Larceny: Occurred on 1/3 at 3:29 PM- York Terrace

Officer was dispatched to York Terrace for a larceny report. The victim explained that at 11:30AM she was in her driveway and accidentally left her purse on the trunk of her roommate’s car. She returned at approximately 1:30PM and her purse was gone. Her roommate did not move her car in the time that the victim was gone. Her roommate also did not remove the purse from the trunk of the car. The officer checked in the driveway around the car, the area surrounding the house and up the street in both directions, but the purse could not be located.

Motor Vehicle Accident: Occurred 1/3 at 8:15 AM- Brookline Ave. & Washington St.

At approximately 08:15, a box truck turning onto Brookline Ave. from Washington St. struck a pedestrian in a crosswalk. The pedestrian was struck while she was pushing her 2 year old daughter in a stroller on Washington St. The accident was low speed. The front bumper of the truck came into contact with the pedestrian's left side but not the stroller or child. The impact, however, resulted in the both parties and the stroller falling to the ground. Both mother and child were transported to Mass. General Hospital where they received additional medical attention and were released. Follow up investigation resulted in the operator being issued a citation for a failure to yield to a pedestrian in a crosswalk.

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