Community Alert: Boston Police Seeks Public's Help in Efforts to Identify Two Individuals in Connection with Armed Robberies in the Jamaica Pond Area

 

The Boston Police Department is issuing a Community Alert following two incidents of Armed Robberies in the Jamaica Pond area of Jamaica Plain. In both of the incidents, the suspects are described as two black Hispanic males in their early twenties. The suspects have been armed, one with a firearm and the other with a knife, in both cases. The incident descriptions are as follows:

  1. At about 11:25 PM, Wednesday, September 24, 2014 officers from District E-13 (Jamaica Plain) responded to a radio call for an armed robbery in progress in the area of 33 Pond Street in Brookline. On arrival, officers spoke with the victim who stated that he had been walking with his bicycle on the footpath surrounding Jamaica Pond when he was approached by two unknown black Hispanic males. One of the suspects displayed a black firearm while the second suspect had a knife. The suspects then forced the victim toward a wooded area and robbed him of his possessions. The two males fled the area on foot and left the victim bound to a tree. 
  2. At about 11:00 PM on Wednesday, September 24, 2014, officers from District E-13 (Jamaica Plain) took a report of an armed robbery from two victims at the District E-13 station. The victims stated that they had been walking with three friends on the footpath surrounding Jamaica Pond when they were approached by two unknown black Hispanic males. One of the suspects displayed a black firearm while the second suspect had a knife. One of the suspects then placed his hand on the victim’s shoulder and demanded the victim’s possessions. The suspects then searched both of the victims for additional possessions. The suspects then fled the area on foot. 

The Boston Police Department is actively investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding these incidents. Anyone with information is strongly urged to contact Detectives at Area E-13 (Jamaica Plain) at 617-343-5628.

Community members who wish to remain anonymous should either call the CrimeStoppers tip line at 1-800-494-TIPS (8477) or text the word TIP to CRIME (27463). The Boston Police Department will stringently protect the identity of those who wish to remain anonymous.