Police arrested an armed robbery suspect from Bowditch and Haste streets and another suspect in a separate attempted robbery at Channing Way and Dana Street.
On Friday, April 12 at about 5:10 p.m. a woman was in the area of Bowditch and Haste when she was approached by a man armed with a gun. The suspect demanded the victim’s cell phone.
The victim was fearful for her safety and handed the suspect her phone. She was not injured during the encounter.
BPD tracked the suspect with the license plate number and arrested the suspect.
On Sunday, April 14 at about 11:40 p.m. an attempted robbery occurred near Channing Way and Dana Street. A 27-year-old man and 22-year-old woman were standing at the intersection when they were approached by a man who demanded money.
The suspect was identified as Emmanuel Thomas-Reed, 31
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