Victim tracks suspects to house; SWAT notified and arrests made


Eastern Ave., 6400 block, Nov. 9, 4:32 a.m. The victim said that a woman entered the gas station to use the bathroom. Another suspect then entered in a ski mask, grabbed $75 from the register, and displayed a stun gun. The victim and that suspect began fighting, at which time the suspect stunned the victim several times. The woman who had gone to the bathroom got into a blue Nissan that had arrived earlier with her and the suspect inside. She fled. The suspect with the stun gun then took the property and jumped into a white vehicle driven by another suspect, and they fled.
S. Broadway, 200 block, Nov. 9, 9:41 p.m. The officer responded for a robbery and found the victim lying on the ground. A medic arrived. The victim said that while he was walking, the suspects approached him from behind, and one of them hit him in the head, knocking him down. All three then went through his pockets, took his property and fled.
Fleet St., 3700 block, Nov. 10, 4:36 a.m. The victim said that the suspect entered the store and purchased a Coke. After paying, the suspect ordered the victim to take all the money out of the register and put it in the bag. He then pulled a gun from his waist area and pointed it at the victim. The victim told him to stop playing, and he pulled out the gun again and pointed it at her. In fear, the victim placed an unknown amount of money in the bag; the suspect took it and fled.
Kane St., 100 block, Nov. 11, 8:50 a.m. The victim was walking to school when he was approached by three teenage males. Two were wearing masks and one pulled out a knife and demanded the contents of the victim’s pockets. One of the teens hit the victim in the face and took his cell phone. The suspects fled on foot, westbound. Attempts to track the phone were negative.
Boston St., 3500 block, Nov. 12, 4:45 p.m. The victim said that the suspect was seen trying to leave with items for which he hadn’t paid, and was confronted by store security, who took him to the back office. The suspect, believing police were being called, became angry. He attempted to leave, but was blocked by the victim. The suspect then pulled out a knife and threatened the victim, who backed up and allowed the suspect to leave. The suspect took the property that had been outside the office in a cart. He got into a white Pontiac Sunbird. The report ends here.
Esther Pl., 3500 block, Nov. 13, 5:40 p.m. The victim said that the suspects approached him. Two held his arms as a third took his cell phone and money. The third suspect was armed with a knife, and a fourth suspect pointed a semiautomatic handgun at him. Two of the suspects then assaulted him, punching him in the face, before they all fled. During an area canvass, the victim identified a person as one of the suspects who had held him. That suspect was arrested.
Eastern Ave., 4000 block, Nov. 14, 6:35 p.m. The suspect came into the store and went to the locked cage containing detergents. He took $57 worth of Tide and Gain and started to leave. An employee confronted the suspect, who produced a black and red knife and threatened to hurt the employee, who then allowed the suspect to leave.
Foster Ave., 3100 block, Nov. 14, 6:50 p.m. The victim said she was walking in the block when she felt a tug at her purse. She turned around and was maced in the face. A witness intervened, and three young males ran off when he approached.
S. Conkling St., unit block, Nov. 14, 8:40 p.m. The victim was leaving the bar when he accidentally hit someone with the door. Before he could say anything, he was hit in the head and face multiple times by a group of males. One of them went into his pocket and took his wallet, which contained $1000. The victim and his brother followed the suspects to a residence. They knocked on the door and told the suspects that the police had been called. The suspects came out and reportedly beat the victim and his brother. SWAT was notified, and entry was made into the house. The suspects were arrested. The victim sustained a broken nose.
Roberts Pl., 3600 block, Nov. 14, 9 p.m. The victim advised that he was walking with a woman, who motioned two men over, one of whom hit the victim with a wooden stick. He ran away, but was caught by the suspects, who hit him again and took his wallet. The victim said that he heard one of them say to the woman, “It’s no money? What happened?” The suspects again assaulted the victim and fled. The victim continued walking with the woman, and asked her why her friends had done that; she replied that she didn’t know them. The victim and the woman went to the woman’s house, and the suspects were inside. The victim asked for his wallet back, and they assaulted him again. (The report ends here; the woman was arrested.)
Fleet St., 2000 block, Nov. 15, 12:45 a.m. A man with a scarf around his face and red hoody entered the store and told the clerk to raise his hands and “give me the money.” The clerk gave the suspect money from the cash register. The suspect fled on foot eastbound, and then north on Chester St.
O’Donnell St., 4800 block, Nov. 15, 1:07 a.m. Two men in half ski masks reportedly entered the store and were told to leave by the clerk, who threatened to call police. The suspects left, but came back a few minutes later displaying a black revolver. They demanded all the money in the register. The second suspects went to the kitchen area and ordered another employee to empty his pockets. The suspects fled on foot, southbound on Ponca St.

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