- Street Robbery and Assault on Madison: A man suffered cuts to his face during a street robbery near Madison St and Boylston Ave early Monday morning. The suspect approached the victim on the street and said something, to which the victim replied “I don’t know you.” The suspect followed the victim, who felt something make contact with his face multiple times until he realized he was bleeding. The suspect then grabbed the victim’s cell phone and ran. The victim flagged down police and was treated for his wounds, which appeared to have possibly been from a knife. The suspect was not found after an area search.
- Lewd incident leads to violence on Pike: Police responded to a man who claimed to have been beaten with a baseball bat. The man was a suspect in an earlier call, where he was reportedly masturbating in public:
The suspect in the assault was present during the police call regarding the public masturbation. The assault suspect reportedly told the victim/suspect that “we don’t want any sex offenders around here.” A confrontation ensued, during which the assault occured.
- Man with a stick chases victim down Pine: Officers responded Sunday night to reports of a footchase. A man was reportedly chasing another man down Pine with a stick. Witnesses directed officers to the chase, when someone yelled about someone having a knife. Officers attempted to subdue the suspect, who was uncooperative. The officer drew a handgun and pointed at the suspect, ordering him to go to his patrol car. Police had to physically move the agitated suspect to the car.
Interviews revealed that the incident began during a verbal altercation at Cal Anderson Park. The chase lead to a fight between the suspects, one fighting with the stick, the other with a knife. The suspect with the stick was arrested for assault, and medically treated for wounds from the altercation.
- Restaurant burglary on Madison: A restaurant employee reported a stolen cash register Saturday morning:
The suspect appeared to have entered through the back door through a garage, possibly using a key. The suspect looked to have yanked the cash register from the wall, causing a table to topple over, then exited out the back. The register was said to have contained $30.