Charlestown Police Beat
Robbery – Commercial
06/27/18 – Officers responded to a Thompson Square liquor store for a reported robbery. On arrival, the storeowner informed police that a male suspect wearing all black had entered the store, pointed a black handgun at the clerk and demanded money. The victim complied, and the suspect then fled down Main Street. Detectives are investigating.
06/28/18 – As a result of a traffic stop on Alford Street, an individual was placed under arrest for operating a motor vehicle under the influence.
Robbery – Bank
06/28/18 – Officers responded to a radio call for a report of a bank robbery in Thompson Square. A description of a suspect was provided to police, as was the direction of his flight. As a result of the subsequent search, the suspect was taken into custody a short distance away from the bank.
07/01/18 – A victim reported two victims approached him from behind as he was walking down Polk Street and knocked him to the ground. The victim’s backpack was then taken before the suspects fled in an unknown direction.