Officers Arrest Robbery SuspectOn March 26, 2009, at approximately 9:30pm, a female was walking in the area of Mount Vernon Street when three individuals approached her. One of the suspects brandished a knife before they grabbed the victim’s purse from her hands. The suspects then fled on foot. She later described the suspects to police, two being male, one being a female. A search of the area was conducted to no avail. On Wednesday, April 15, 2009, at approximately 2:10pm, the victim from the above-mentioned incident was within a store on Washington Street when she observed the female suspect that had robbed her on March 26, 2009. The victim phoned BPD and officers responded. The victim pointed the suspect out to the officers and she was placed into custody. Officers arrested Sadaqah Rashid-Rice, 19 of Boston on the charges of Armed Robbery. BOSTON 24: A LOOK AT THE LAST 24 HOURS IN THE CITY OF BOSTON A look at the last 24 hours in Boston, from Wednesday, April 15, 2009 through 10am, Thursday, April 16, 2009 (See recent Daily Incident summaries and earlier postings for more detailed descriptions of some of the incidents identified below). Homicides: 0 Non-fatal Shootings: 0 Non-fatal Stabbings: 1 Street Robberies: 2 Commercial Robberies:0 Bank: 0 Other: 0 Vehicle Thefts: 4 Vehicle Recoveries: 6 Breaks: 16 Residential Break-ins: 9 Commercial Break-ins: 0 Note: the information above is preliminary information, and should not be considered official crime statistics. The information is based on an initial review of incident reports and may not be a comprehensive listing of events. It is not a statistical analysis, but rather an initial tally of significant events. Some of the incidents included may be covered in more detail in other blog postings