Preliminary Information on Roslindale Abduction

This information is preliminary, but we feel a responsibility to get this information to the public. We will keep you updated if there are further developments.Detectives from District 5 are investigating allegations from an 11-year-old student in Roslindale regarding an incident that occurred this morning on Eastbourne Street. According to the victim, while walking to the Mozart School this morning at about 8:00am, a white van approached him at Eastbourne and Beech Streets in Roslindale. The van contained two white males in their early twenties. The driver is described as a white male wearing a Boston Red Sox cap. The passenger is described as being a white male with curly spiked hair, wearing a white t-shirt and blue jeans. At that location, the passenger opened the passenger side sliding door and forcibly took the victim into the white van. The van is described as having bench seats inside, white in color, with scratches on the side and a partial white plate with red numbers 547. The victim reports the vehicle drove around the area for about ten minutes and dropped the victim off on Washington Street by the Beethoven School. The child stated that he fought with the passenger and that he was punched numerous times in the stomach. The victim was transported to the Boston Children’s Hospital where he is being evaluated. Boston Police Detectives from District 5 are currently investigating this incident. We are asking anyone in the Eastbourne Street, Beech Street, or Washington Street area this morning that may have witnessed any activity between the victim and the suspects or has any information about this vehicle used in the crime to contact District 5 Detectives at 617-343-4560 or the Crime Stopper tip line at 800-494-TIPS.