On June 5, officers were dispatched to Harvard St. for a shoplifter who had fled the store. The store manager stated that an employee had alerted him of a suspicious male who he believed had placed items inside his jacket. When the suspect went to leave, he set off the security alarm at the exit and the store manager confronted him. The suspect fled towards Aspinwall Avenue. The matter is under investigation.
On June 5, officers responded to Commonwealth Ave. on a report of a fight between employees with a knife involved. Upon arrival the assistant manager pointed out the parties involved in the dispute and they were separated and spoken to. Witnesses stated that the two parties had been engaged in an argument in the kitchen of the restaurant when one grabbed a knife causing the other to pull out a pocket knife. The witnesses were able to grab the party with the pocket knife and make him drop it. Both parties were placed under arrest and charged with assault by means of a dangerous weapon.