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Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Friday, August 17th

An officer responded to Sherman Road for a report on a larceny of wheels and tires.  The victim’s vehicle was parked by the registered owner near his residence, in a parking space directly in front of the home on Sherman Road between 6:00 PM on 8/16/18 and 9:00 AM on 8/17/18.  When the owner returned he saw his vehicles wheels and tires were missing, and the vehicle was resting on crushed milk crates and the pavement.  This case is under investigation.

12:55 AM- An officer was dispatched to Parkman Street for a past exposure to a dead bat.  The caller stated on 8/15/18 she had walked into the kitchen area of her apartment with her boyfriend and found a dead bat on the floor with both of her house cats nearby.  The boyfriend grabbed plastic bags to dispose of it but saved it for rabies testing.  The bat appeared to have been chewed on and the owner was concerned for her pets’ health.  Appointments have been set up for the pets.  This case is closed.

10:57 PM- A report was made for an animal bite on Longwood Avenue.  The complainant stated she was walking on Beacon Street around 10:30 PM when she walked by a group of people standing on the sidewalk.  A black Labrador Retriever was sitting on the ground next to the group of people on a short leash.  As she walked by the group of people, the dog jumped at her and bit her right wrist which became red.  The person with the dog identified herself and stated that she was watching the dog while the owners were away.  The dog watcher claimed the dog may have been frightened by the person passing.  She gave police the contact information of the dog owners.  The owners stated that their dog was a rescue dog and had been with them for three years and has not bitten anyone before or been aggressive.  The dog had received a rabies vaccine recently.  A follow up by Animal Control has been requested.

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