UPDATE: Suspect Wanted in Connection to New Year’s Eve Armed Robbery in the Public Gardens Arrested in Lynn

UPDATE: At about 3:20 PM on Thursday, January, 10, 2019, members of the Boston Police Fugitive Unit conducted a warrant arrest in the area of 580 Essex Street in Lynn. Officers arrested Joshua Enos, 21-years-old, of Lynn. Enos was wanted on a warrant out of Boston Municipal Court for charges of Armed Robbery, Armed Kidnapping with Serious Bodily Injury and Assault and Battery by means of a Dangerous Weapon. 

The facts of the original incident are as follows: At about 10:00 PM on Monday, December 31, 2018, officers assigned to District A-1 (Downtown) responded to a radio call for an armed robbery. On arrival, officers spoke to the victims who stated they were walking through the Public Gardens when they were approached by three unknown males. The males demanded the victims' money before stabbing one of the victims. The victims eventually handed over their property to the suspects. At this time, the suspects grabbed the male who had been stabbed and forced him to withdraw an undisclosed amount of US Currency from an ATM in the area. The suspects fled the area on foot. The victim was treated at a local hospital for a non-life-threatening stab wound.