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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

Friday, August 23, 2019

August 22, 2019

A Brookline resident entered the Police station to report mail that was stolen off her front porch on Washington Street. The reporting party told police that she received an email from Amazon informing here that her package had been delivered, but the package was missing when she returned home. Police are investigating.

 August 23, 2019

At approximately 2 AM Officers were dispatched to a report of an assault in progress on Fuller Street. An Uber driver got into a physical altercation with one of his passengers after an argument over a missed turn got physical. The driver and one of his two passengers exchanged punches while the third removed himself from the situation. Both the driver and the passenger were charged with assault and battery. 
***Local Business Burglary Alert*** 

On 8/20/2019 A Restaurant Located on Washington Street was broken into and robbed. The method of entry was by forcing open the side window. Once Inside the suspect emptied a cash register located in the main area of the restaurant. The suspect also targeted the office and a safe.  After the safe was forced open contents were taken.

Sometime early Friday morning  8/23/2019  a restaurant located at Harvard Street was broken into and robbed. The suspect gained entry to the restaurant by forcing open a basement door. Once inside the restaurant the suspect targeted the safe located in the office. The suspect took the entire safe from the office and exited the building. 

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

August 20, 2019

At 8:13 AM Officers were dispatched to a restaurant on Washington Street for a report of a Breaking and Entering of a building with larceny. Once on scene officers spoke with the reporting party who stated that he had arrived at work at 8:00 AM and noticed that the cash register in the restaurant had the cash drawer removed and all of the money was missing. The office also was broken into and the business’ safe was pried open and the money stolen. In total over $3,000 in cash in unaccounted for. Police are investigating.

August 21, 2019

At approximately 10:00 AM a resident came into the police station to report the theft of his bike from Summit Avenue. The reporting party told police that he had locked his bike in the rear of his building where multiple other bikes park. Police are investigating. 

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

August 19, 2019

At approximately 9:50 AM officers were dispatched to Beacon Street to a report of multiple stolen bicycles. Once on scene, Officers spoke to the reporting party who stated that at approximately 9:45 AM he observed a man take a bike from a street sign on Beacon Street, this same man returned minutes later and took a second bike. A third bike was left partially attached to the sign by a cut cable lock. Police are investigating.

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.