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The following information is based on initial reviews of incident reports and should not be considered a comprehensive list of all incidents reported. The blog reports do not include sex crimes, domestic abuse, juvenile information, medical reports, and other sensitive police reports. The blog may differ from local news sources as well as trends reported at

Monday, February 1, 2016

1/29/2016 to 1/31/2016

At 7:20am, a man was arrested at a business on Commonwealth Ave after assaulting the clerk. The victim was transported to an area hospital with minor injuries.

At 10:07am, a disturbance was reported on Beacon Street. A woman had entered a store and stated that she was on the phone with kidnappers, who had a relative of hers and demanded money. Officers determined that this was a phone scam and that the relative was unharmed. The incident is being investigated.

At 11:44am, an attempted shoplifting was reported at a store on Beacon Street. The suspect is described as a white female in a black puffy coat, who left the scene in a white sedan. The merchandise was left behind at the store. A report was taken.

At 10:31pm, an ongoing fight was reported on Kent Street. Two suspects were summonsed to court on assault charges for the incident.

At 1:46pm, a caller on Washington Street reported that her vehicle had been maliciously damaged after finding a dent in her car. A report was taken.


At 10:32am, a bicycle was reported stolen on Washington Street. A report was taken.

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