DAILY INCIDENTS FOR OCTOBER 1, 2006

ER Employee Stabbed While Walking in Brigham CircleYesterday around 2:35pm, officers from District 2 responded to the Brigham and Women’s Hospital for a report of a walk-in stabbing victim. On arrival, officers spoke to the victim who stated that she was stabbed by a panhandler, who asked for a dollar, while walking at the intersection of Francis St. and Huntington Ave. The victim stated that she gave the suspect a dollar, but the suspect demanded more money. The victim reported that she tried to walk away when the suspect grabbed her and assaulted her. The suspect cut her in the stomach with an unidentified object and then stole her license and ATM bank card from her pocket. The suspect fled from the scene with the victim’s items and eluded capture by police despite a thorough search of the area. Optical Store Robbed of “High Priced” Glasses At approximately 3:15pm yesterday, officers from District 1 responded to 125 Pearl St. for an armed robbery call. On arrival, officers spoke to the victim who described the suspect, as a short black male with a thin build. According to the victim, the suspect walked into the store and gestured as if armed with a gun. The suspect then went to the glasses case, removed approximately 17 pairs of Cartier eyeglasses valued at about $1,000.00 each and fled the store. The suspect remains at large. Armed Robbery Suspect Arrested at Site of Robbery Officers from District 3 responded to the area of Blue Hill Ave. and Talbot Ave. last night around 10:15pm and arrested suspect, Franklin Harris, 21, of Dorchester for Armed Robbery. Victim reported that he was robbed by the suspect, at gunpoint, of his wallet and book bag on September 25, 2006 while walking at the corner of Blue Hill Ave. and Talbot Ave. As a result of investigation by Department detectives and notification made by the victim, who had again spotted the suspect, officers were able to place the suspect under arrest. Shots Fired at 45 Dwight St Confirmed by Victim at Hospital Today at 8:35am, officers from District 4 responded to 45 Dwight St. in response to a call for shots fired. On arrival, officers spoke to witnesses who confirmed hearing what sounded like firecrackers and the sound of someone running up and down the stairs. Officers were unable to locate any victims, but were subsequently alerted about a walk-in victim of a non-life threatening gunshot wound at Boston Medical Center. Officers responded to Boston Medical Center where they were able to confirm that the walk-in victim was indeed the person shot at 45 Dwight St.