Here are highlights from the police blotter for Jamaica Plain from Friday and the weekend. One of the most serious incidents came Friday, when a man in his 20s was robbed at knifepoint on Day Street. The incident took place about 11 p.m. near 72 Day St. Police Officer Neva Coakley said the victim reported being approached from behind. The victim didn't get a good description of his assailant.
Police made an arrest in the robbery of Jackson Square sandwich and batido shop Tostado. On Thursday, Jan. 22, at 6:27 p.m., a man pointed a black handgun at a clerk in the 300 Centre St. restaurant and demanded money. He got away with $258, according to Mass Most Wanted.
Boston Police are seeking to ID this man in connection with the armed robbery of the Boylston Street City Feed on Friday, Jan. 16, 2015. Credit: Boston Police Department
Boston Police released stills from surveillance footage of the man who robbed City Feed last week. What's more, for the first time police are linking him to three previous similar heists. Police are hoping to identify the man pictured above in the Friday, Jan.
Another JP business fell victim to an armed robber on Friday, the fourth in less than two weeks. This time the gunman hit City Feed's Boylston Street location. Police took the call for the incident about 3:48 p.m., according to a Boston Police report. Officers got there in just a few minutes, City Feed co-owner told boston.com. Employees had put up the "Closed" sign when officers arrived, the police report said.
In the latest of at least three JP armed robberies, the MetroPCS in Jackson Square was hit Sunday. A gunman came into the cell phone store at 316 Centre St. about 5 p.m. Sunday and demanded the clerk put money in a plastic bag. The suspect is a white man in his 30s, about 5-10 with a thin build and wearing an Army-green jacket, said Police Officer Rachel McGuire. The man was wearing a gray winter hat, black sunglasses and white jeans.