STALCOMMPOL crime warnings
Robbery - Longwood Medical area, Boston
On Wednesday, March 24, at 1:30 p.m., a robbery was reported at the Brigham Circle T station, 120 meters from Countway Library.
Murder and attempted murder - Longwood Medical area, Boston
On Monday, February 16, 2004, at 8:50 p.m., a local thief with a record of armed robbery stabbed two pharmacy employees on the sidewalk outside 350 Longwood Avenue, Boston.
The assault took place about a block west of the Harvard Medical School Quadrangle on the main thoroughfare between the university’s Longwood campus and the Longwood subway station.
The thief, a 45-year-old male, fled the scene. One of the victims, 18, did not survive the attack. The other victim, 32, was hospitalized with stab wounds.
Two years before the murder, the thief had been arrested for robbing a woman at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, adjacent to the Harvard Medical School Quadrangle.
Posted 02/24/2004; updated 03/31/2004.
Sources: Michael Rosenwald and Beth Daley, “Violence Claims Stabbing Victim,” Boston Globe, online ed., 17 Feb. 2004: City & Region sec., <http://www.boston.com/news/local/massachusetts/articles/
8 Aug. 2005. Stalcommpol Inc. Ed. J. Herms.