Daily Dose of Great Police Work: Quick Response by BPD Officers Results in Two Arrests After Two Separate Incidents in Downtown Boston

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INCIDENT #1: At about 4:28PM on Monday, July 30, 2018, Officers assigned to District A-1 (Downtown), were flagged down by a victim of a robbery at the intersection of Temple Place and Washington Street. The victim informed officers that four males approached him and began punching him in the face which knocked him to the ground. The suspects began kicking the victim, stole his purple cell phone, and fled the scene on foot. It should be noted that the victim stated he is mentally and physically disabled. The victim had a cast on his leg and was using a cane to assist with walking. One of the suspects was located in the area of Temple Place, and Washington Street but began running upon officers’ approach. Officers apprehended the suspect and immediately observed a purple cell phone sticking out of his front pocket. Norjay Bryan, 19 of Boston, was placed under arrest for Unarmed Robbery, Assault and Battery on a Disabled Person, and Receiving Stolen Property.  Bryan will be arraigned in Boston Municipal Court.

INCIDENT #2: At about 1:25AM on Tuesday July 31, 2018, officers assigned to District A-1 (Downtown, responded to an armed robbery call in the area of 177 State Street. Officers were approached by the victim who stated an unknown male attempted to rob him by knife point in the area of 160 State Street.  The suspect, later identified as Jamal Holder-Brisbon, 25 of Everett, MA, fled the scene but was apprehended by responding officers a short time later and positively identified.  Holder-Brisbon was in possession of a small silver Swiss army tool.  He was charged with Armed Robbery and will be arraigned in Boston Municipal Court.