Robbery reported near Longfellow Bridge.
The following was provided by the Cambridge Police Department.
CITIZEN ALERT: MIT Police Share Information Following 2 Armed Street Robberies
The following is an alert from the MIT Police Department:
August 21, 2012 – The MIT Police Department is asking faculty, staff and students to be vigilant after two recent armed street robberies which occurred in Cambridge.
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The second incident occurred on August 20 at approximately 04:00 a.m. in the area of the Longfellow Bridge, when a male stated he was robbed of his wallet by a suspect who stated he had a gun. The victim described the suspect as a dark skinned Hispanic male, 20 – 25 years of age, 5’8” – 5’10” wearing a turquoise colored zipper hoodie and yellow sneakers. The suspect fled towards Boston. This incident was reported to the MA State Police and the victim has no affiliation with MIT
The communication provided general safety precautions to avoid such occurrences.
The Longfellow Bridge is the second bridge across the Charles River east of the BU Bridge. Environmental destruction being fought for by the bad bureaucrats and their front organizations extend from the Magazine Beach playing fields to the Longfellow Bridge.