Thursday, June 14, 2007

Woman Assaulted During Purse-Snatching on Chestnut Hill Avenue

Boston Police Department report on a purse-snatching and assault at Chestnut Hill Avenue and Strathmore Road early this morning (via UniversalHub) :
Woman Assault During Purse Snap

This morning at about 12:09am, officers from District 14 responded to a larceny report at 1925 Commonwealth Avenue. Upon arrival, officer spoke with the victim who stated that while walking home on Chestnut Hill Avenue she was assaulted and robbed by two unknown black males (mid 20's med build, suspect #1 red shirt blue jeans, suspect #2 white shirt blue jeans). The victim stated that she approached by the two suspects at the corner of Chestnut Hill Avenue and Stratmore [sic] Road. Victim states that suspect #1 punched her in her face while the other suspect #2 ripped her handbag from her hand and fled on foot down Stratmore [sic] Road toward Commonwealth Av. At this time, the victim ran to an apartment at 1925 Commonwealth Avenue were she called 911. The descriptions of the suspects were broadcasted. Victim reports that her I Pod and other important documents were inside her bag. Officer observed victim with a swollen lip but she declined medical attention. Officer searched the area to no avail.

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