D-4 POLICE NEWS
No walk in the park
On Monday, April 15, at around 10:43 a.m., police responded to a radio call to investigate a person at Blackstone Park at the intersection of West Brookline and Washington streets.
Upon arrival, officers met with the victim, who said he observed a suspect in the park who had previously assaulted him with a deadly weapon at that location. The victim said the suspect stared at him momentarily before leaving the park. While officers were interviewing the victim, the suspect returned to the scene.
The suspect and the victim have a May 16 court date scheduled to address the matter, and police advised the suspect to avoid the victim and the park until then.
Police also advised the victim to seek a harassment prevention order against the suspect.
House of Bruise
On Monday, April 15, at about 10:15 p.m., a female victim flagged down a police officer in front of the House of Blues at 15 Lansdowne St. and reported that she had just been assaulted.
The victim said she and her friend were on the third floor of the establishment watching the concert when a group of approximately six female suspects stood in front of them. The female suspects proceeded to bump into the victim and cause a disturbance.
The victim said she asked the suspects to move away from her, at which time they became upset and started yelling at her, before staff intervened.
As the victim was descending the stairs to the first floor, one of the female suspects assaulted her, leaving the victim with several scrapes and scratches on her face.
Paramedics responded to the scene and transported the victim to Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center for further evaluation.
Security staff told police that they did break up a fight, but couldn’t identify the parties involved.
On Friday, April 19, at approximately 5:25 p.m., officers responded to a radio call for a disturbance at 89 West Concord St.
Upon arrival, police met with the victim, who said four male suspect between the ages of 12 and 14 banged on the windows at her place of business and threw eggs at them.
After one suspect threw an egg through an open door, her co-worker chased the suspects from the scene, and as he was about to grab hold of one of them, the suspect threatened to kill him. The suspects then fled the scene on foot, heading left on Shawmut Avenue.
The female victim said that the suspects had banged on the windows of the business earlier that day as well, at which time one of suspects pressed his bare buttocks against a window.
Police advised the victim to call 9-1-1 if the suspect returned to the scene.