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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 19, 2019

August 16, 2019

At approximately 12:45 PM Officers responded to a call of a stolen bicycle on Walnut Street. Once on scene officers met with the reporting party who informed police that last time she saw her bicycle was on August 14th when the bike was on her back porch. When she returned to the back porch on the August 16th it was missing. Police are investigating.

August 17, 2019

At approximately 6:00 PM a resident came into the police station to report a theft of her handbag. The reporting party stated that at 5:10 PM she was at a workout facility on Harvard Street when she noticed her purse was taken from an unsecured cubby hole. The reporting party was notified of fraudulent charges on her credit card and was advised to contact the credit bureaus of her banks to report the incident. Police are investigating.   

August 18, 2019

Officers were dispatched to a restaurant on Beacon Street for the report of a stolen purse. The reporting party told police that she sat at a table near the entrance and her purse slung over the back of her chair. At some point she noticed her purse was missing and asked the manager to review the security camera footage. Upon review, the security footage showed the suspect entered the restaurant and removed the purse from the back of the chair and then proceeded to the restroom. The suspect then exited the building. The reporting party was advised. Police requested a copy of the camera footage from the business.

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