Police Briefs 02-27-2014

February 26, 2014
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Assault with a Dangerous Weapon – Knife

02/18/14 – Officers responded to the Bunker Hill Mall for a report of a person with a knife.

On arrival, police located the suspect, who attempted to flee but was apprehended a short distance away. Further investigation revealed that the suspect was wanted on a straight warrant out of Charlestown Court.

The suspect was taken into custody, and after viewing video footage from the area, police recovered a knife.

A second party was also allegedly involved in the incident, but officers were unable to locate the individual.

Vandalism

02/19/14 – A victim reported while he was driving his taxi down Main Street, several youths threw ice at the cab, causing damage to the front windshield.

The suspects fled the scene prior to the arrival of responding officers.

Investigate Person

02/19/14 – A female victim on High Street reported that a black male suspect threatens her every time he sees her on the street. The suspect may be known to the victim, although at the time of the report, no further information was available.

Fire Report

02/21/14 – Officers, along with members of the Boston Fire Department, responded to Cambridge Street for a building fire.

Upon arrival, the fire was visible from the structure.  It was extinguished, and the area cleared. At the time or the report, the cause of the blaze was unknown, and no injuries were reported.