Police Log: Boy Reports Suspicious Man Asking Questions

Photo credit: Patch file photo.
Photo credit: Patch file photo.

Suspicious Man in Newtonville Square

An 11-year-old boy told police that a suspicious man approached him in Newtonville Square on Wednesday.

The boy said he was walking to school that morning when a man approached him near the Dunkin’ Donuts in Newtonville Square.

He asked the boy if he was lost. The boy said “no.” The man replied by asking him where the boy lives and said he could take him home, said police.

The boy said he needed to go to school and left the area.

Police searched the area, but was unable to locate the man, who is described as a white male, 5 feet, 5 inches tall, who was wearing a gray winter jacket, a hat, a hood and grayish blue sneakers, said police.


Burglary on Cleveland Street

A Cleveland Street resident reportd a past burglary on Wednesday.

The front door was damaged and jewelry was taken.


Construction Materials Stolen

Police responded to Sheffield Road after tools and wiring were stolen from a work site sometime between Feb. 22 and 26.

About 40 feet of wiring was stolen from an attic.

There were no signs of forced entry. 


Men Charged With Buying Alcohol for Minors

While conducting underage alcohol enforcement, an officer was parked near Auburndale Wine and Spirits on Commonwealth Avenue on Thursday night.

The officer saw two men buy a lot of alcohol and then get into a car with minors.

Police believed the alcohol was being purchased partly for the minors based on the large quantity.

Police summonsed the two men (aged 21 and 22) to court for procuring alcohol for a minor.


Teen Steals Bike

Police summonsed a 14-year-old Newton teen to court and charged him with larceny under $250 after he reportedly stole a bike from Washington Street on Thursday.

The victim saw the teen leave the area on the bike, according to police.


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