Community Advisory - Putnam Avenue Armed Robbery

December 11, 2017

December 11, 2017 11:39 AM - UPDATE

 

From the Cambridge Police Department:

Arrest Made in Armed Robbery

A 16-year-old male from Cambridge has been arrested in connection with Wednesday morning’s armed robbery that occurred in the area of Flagg Street and Banks Street. He will face an armed robbery charge as well as charges associated with three outstanding warrants. An investigation into the incident is ongoing.

 

Date: 12/09/2017

Time: 00:26 UTC

 

CONTACT

Jeremy Warnick, Director of Communications

pio@cambridgepolice.org

6173493237

 

 

 

December 06, 2017 10:16 AM

The following alert was just released by the Cambridge Police Department.

 

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Disseminated 12/6/17 at 10:155 AM

 

Cambridge PD CITYWIDE Alert

CPD Investigating Overnight Armed Robbery in Area of Flagg and Banks Street

The Cambridge Police Department is asking residents to be vigilant, while they investigate an overnight armed robbery that occurred in the area of Flagg Street and Banks Street.

 

Cambridge Police responded after a 27-year-old victim reported he was walking home from Allston in the area of Flagg Street and Banks Street near the Corporal Burns Playground at approximately 1:20 a.m. when he noticed three unknown individuals walking toward him. The victim was reportedly shoved onto a vehicle and put into a choke hold by one suspect, while a second suspect held a handgun to the side of his stomach. The suspects then went through the victim’s pockets, took his cell phone and wallet, and fled.

 

If anyone has any additional information related to this incident, they are encouraged to contact the Cambridge Police Department’s Criminal Investigation Section at 617-349-3370. Community members wishing to assist this investigation anonymously can do so by text messaging Tip411 (847411) and begin your text with Tip650 and then type your message. You can also submit a tip anonymously via the MyPD app or call our 24-hour anonymous Crime Hotline at 617-349-3359.

 

Date: 12/06/2017

Time: 15:09 UTC

 

CONTACT

Jeremy Warnick, Director of Communications

pio@cambridgepolice.org

617-349-3237