Daily Incidents for Tuesday, November 13, 2007

Armed Robbery of BusinessLast night around 8:29pm, officers from District A-7 (East Boston) responded to a radio call for an armed robbery at 160 Trenton Street. On arrival, officers spoke with victim, who stated that a white Hispanic male wearing a white zip-up sweater, blue jeans, white hat and white sneakers walked into the store and robbed him with a firearm. The victim further stated that the suspect came into the store a minute prior to the robbery and purchased a soda and ice cream and left. The victim stated that while he was walking around the counter with cash in his hands to refill the store’s ATM the suspect came back with a firearm and stated, “How about that money?” The victim stated that he threw the money on the floor. At that point the suspect became angry and stated, “Why you did that?” The victim picked up the money off the floor and passed it to the suspect. The suspect then fled the scene in an unknown direction with an undisclosed amount of cash. Victim Robbed of Jewelry and Stabbed Last night around 8:43pm, officers from District D-4 (South End) responded to Boston Medical Center after receiving a report of a walk-in stabbing victim. On arrival, officers spoke with the victim who stated while walking in the area of Tremont and Kendall Streets, he was attacked by two black males wearing hoodies. The victim also stated the two suspects ripped his chain from his neck and stabbed him several times in the neck and back area. The victim was able to retrieve his chain and hailed a cab to the hospital. Boston Police would like to take this opportunity to encourage community members who may have information regarding this incident to contact the police for assistance. Callers who wish to remain anonymous should call or text the CrimeStoppers Tip Line. Fight crime 100% anonymously. For yourself. For your neighborhood. Text the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463) or call 1.800.494.TIPS. Animal Attack At 59 Wareham Street Early this morning around 12:08am, officers from District D-4 (South End) responded to a radio call for a person bitten by a pit bull at 59 Wareham Street. On arrival, officers located two male victims and another dog that was attacked by the pit bull. At that time the pit bull approached an officer. The officer discharge his department issued firearm, subsequently killing the dog. One male victim was transported to Boston Medical Center for non-life threatening injuries. The officer was also transported to a local area hospital for evaluation. The Firearm Discharge Investigation Team is investigating the facts and circumstance surrounding this incident.