September 26, 2019
At approximately 7:09 PM Officers were dispatched to Commonwealth Avenue for a report of a larceny. Once on scene Officers met with the reporting party who told police that he had placed his backpack containing his wallet and other personal items in an unlocked locker at a gym and proceeded to continue his workout, during his workout he received text messages from his bank informing him of potential fraudulent charges. After seeing these messages he went to his backpack and found his wallet missing. Police are investigating.
September 27, 2019
At approximately 11:40 AM Officers were dispatched to Beacon Street for a report of a shoplifting. As police arrived on scene they were flagged down by the reporting party who brought their attention to the suspect who was emptying his backpack full of stolen merchandise into a shopping basket in an attempt to return the stolen goods. The store manager informed police that he recognized the suspect from a past unreported shoplifting. The suspect was placed in handcuffs and arrested for the shoplifting.
September 28, 2019
At approximately 2:07 PM a Brookline resident came to the front desk to report a past larceny from his vehicle that occurred around the 21st of September. The reporting party explained to police that he had parked his car in the rear of his building on Longwood Avenue, and then retrieved it on the 22nd at approximately 9AM. While driving he noticed a pair of binoculars missing, he then withdrew money from an ATM when he noticed 350.00 dollars missing from his account. A representative at the bank was able to find an image of a check that was fraudulently cashed using his checkbook. After this he realized that he was indeed missing his checkbook that was located in his glove box. Police are investigating.
September 29, 2019
At approximately 2:45 PM Officers were dispatched to Pond Avenue for two reported crimes that happened at approximately the same time. The reporting party told police that she was on a run around the Emerald Necklace path when a group of 4-5 young males ages 12-15 rode by on bicycles and slapped her on the buttocks. After this assault, the victim screamed and said she was calling the police which caused the suspect(s) to flee.
Further down the Emerald Necklace path these same suspects rode past another female victim. One of the suspects distracted the victim by waving a hand close to her face, while another one of the suspects, who matched the description of the male who committed the assault snatched her cell phone from her hand. Police are investigating.