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Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Armed Robbery and Multiple Car Breaks

An adult and two juveniles were arrested for an armed robbery by knife last evening. On Tuesday, 12-08-2015 at 18:59 hrs, Brookline Police responded to Griggs Park for  a report of an Armed Robbery. The victim stated that 6 young males had beat him up and robbed him at knife point; stolen was money, a cellphone, and  a coat.  Officers located 3 individuals a short time later near the scene of the incident and during a show up identification, the victim positively identified 3 of the individuals .  All 3 were placed under arrest and charged with Armed Robbery and Assault & Battery.

On 12/9/2015 at approximately 0230 hours an Officer stopped a bicyclist for failing to stop for a red light at the intersection of Cypress St and Washington St.  The subject refused to remove his hands from his pocket after being stopped, and was found to be in possession of several cell phones and a large amount of loose change.  Further investigation revealed several motor vehicles had been broken into in the area .  The subject was placed under arrest and charged with Breaking and Entering of a Motor Vehicle with Intent to Commit a Felony and Receiving Stolen Property over $250.00. Police are actively investigating to determine if there is any connection to  a series of car breaks over the last several weeks.    


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