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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, August 13, 2018

Friday, August 10th

11:30 PM- An officer was dispatched to Cypress Street for a bat call.  The reporting party stated on the previous day his son discovered a bat flying in his bedroom when he came home.  There was a pet in the home at the time of the incident.  The Brookline Health Department was notified of possible exposure to the dog.  The officer was unable to locate the bat.  The reporting party was advised to contact an animal control company. 

5:20 PM- A Brookline Resident reported his bicycle stolen on Commonwealth Ave in an alley.  He reported he locked his bike to a bike rack with several other bikes on it.  While he was in the gym for approximately an hour and a half the bike had been taken.  He found the cable lock cut and on the ground.  The bike was a Black Specialized Mountain Style men’s bicycle.  A request for nearby surveillance footage has been made.  This case is being investigated.

5:45 PM- A larceny report was made on a cell phone on Beacon Street.  The caller stated that he met with an individual he met on a dating app.  The individual went over to his apartment and stayed for about 20 minutes.  The reporting party’s phone was close by him the entire time.  After the person left, the caller noticed his phone was not where he left it.  He searched his apartment and still could not find it.  The reporting party returned to the app to find the name of the individual but could not locate the profile.  This case is under investigation.

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