D-4 Police Briefs 10-03-2019

Bad call

On Monday, Sept. 23, at around 3:26 a.m., police responded to a radio call for a robbery in progress at 116 Beacon St.

Upon arrival, police spoke with the victim, who was being assisted by a Fisher College police officer. The victim said three unknown teenaged male suspects on bicycles had robbed him of his cell phone. One suspect allegedly slapped the victim in the back of the head with an open hand before snatching a white iPhone 8 from the victim’s hand.

The victim declined medical attention at this time, and police searched the area for the suspect to no avail.

Kappo Caper

On Monday, Sept. 23, at about 8 a.m., an officer assigned to District 4 responded to Kappo Sushi at 86 Peterborough St. for a reported breaking and entering.

On arrival, the officer spoke to the restaurant owner, who said sometime between 10 p.m. the previous night and 7 a.m. that morning, unknown suspect(s) broke into his store and ransacked the cash register before absconding with around $500 cash.

The officer observed that glass in the front door of the restaurant was broken.

Unwelcome Guest

On Wednesday, Sept. 24, at approximately 10:06 p.m., police responded to a radio call for a breaking and entering in progress at 52 Westland Ave.

Upon arrival, officers knocked on the front door and announced their presence before entering the apartment. Police made a sweep of the residence and then spoke to the victim, who said she was in her bedroom with a friend when she heard someone enter her apartment.

The victim said she locked her bedroom door and called the police while she and her friend could hear someone rummaging around the apartment.

The victim told police there was no sign of forced entry, and that she believes the front door was unlocked.

Prior to leaving, police secured all of the apartment’s windows and advised the victim to keep her front door locked.

Make His Day

On Friday, Sept. 27, at about 1:32 p.m., police responded to a radio call for reported harassment at John Fluevog Shoes at 81 Newbury St.

Upon arrival, the officer spoke to employees who said the suspect frequently stops by the store, attempts to talk to them and asks them for money.

One employee told the officer around two months earlier, she was closing the store at the scheduled time when the suspect began cursing at her, claiming she was closing early to avaoid him.

On Sept. 27, the victim said the suspect recognized her on an inbound MBTA Orange Line train and began screaming profanities at her. The victim said the suspect exited the train at the Massachusetts Avenue stop while she continued on to Back Bay station.

The victim said the suspect later showed up at John Fluevog, stood in the store’s entrance and said to the victim, “I hope you have a terrible day.” The suspect then walked away.

The officer advised the victim to call police if the suspect returns to the store and to notify Transit Police about the incident on the Orange Line.

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