Police Briefs 08-02-2018

D-4 Police News

Nature calls

On Thursday, July 26, at around 4:25 p.m., police responded to a radio call for someone suffering from a cardiac arrest inside Copley Plaza at 100 Huntington Ave.

Upon arrival, the officer was advised that paramedics had already transferred the victim to Tufts Medical Center.

A security guard on the scene said at about 4:05 p.m., he was alerted a woman had collapsed and lost consciousness in the handicap stall next to Barney’s New York. At this time, another police officer and two good Samaritans performed CPR and chest compression on the victim.

At approximately 4:15 p.m., an AED shock was administered to the victim, who was unresponsive. Boston firefighters then arrived and administered two doses of Narcan to the victim, at which time she regained consciousness and became alert.

The victim and a friend, who was also present in the restroom, denied using drugs, and no paraphernalia was recovered at this time.

Disappearing act

On Saturday, July 26, at around 12:45 p.m., a victim entered District 4 headquarters to report he had been the victim of a robbery at 760 Boylston St. one day earlier at about 7:30 p.m.

The victim said after he was withdraw $400 from the ATM at the aforementioned location, he and his wife were walking down Boylston Street, where the suspect stopped him under the pretense of performing a magic trick for the couple. The suspect then informed the victim that he “lost” before snatching the money from the victim’s hand and attempting to walk away.

When the victim began trailing behind the suspect in an effort to recover his money, another individual advised against following the suspect. The victim stopped pursuing the suspect, who then met another man and fled the scene.

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