Wednesday, May 23, 2012
Police are looking for the man who got away with thousands of dollars in Tuesday's robbery.
Police say a middle-aged man robbed Hingham Institution for Savings at gunpoint Tuesday just before 5 p.m. The man approached a teller, partially displayed the barrel of a black handgun inside a black duffle bag and told her she had 30 seconds to open the safe and give him the money, according to police reports. He told her not to push the alarm button and not to include any bait money. The teller retreived the cash, totalling $9,300, at which point the robber told her to put it on the counter. He then fled the bank, walking down Charles Street toward Beacon Street. The suspect is described as a white male around 50 years old, 5-foot-10 and about 180 lbs. He was wearing a white baseball cap, dark sunglasses and a gray T-shirt.
Friday, March 16, 2012
Sentencing is scheduled for June 19.
The man who robbed Cambridge Trust Company three separate times last year pleaded guilty Thursday to each crime, and faces up to 75 years in prison. Patrick M. Cannon, 57, was convicted in U.S. District Court on three counts of armed robbery. In the latest case, on Aug. 11, Cannon entered the 65 Beacon St. bank wearing a white graduation gown. Inside he "brandished a black semi-automatic handgun and ordered the tellers to empty their cash drawers," according to an FBI press release. After robbing the bank, he fled in a black Cadillac SUV. Police found the vehicle, which belonged to Cannon's brother. The brother said he had lent it to Cannon that day. Police arrested Cannon and he admitted to the robbery, as well as the May 14 and June 2 …
Thursday, January 5, 2012
The surveillance cameras at Sovereign Bank caught these images of a man robbing the financial institution.
Boston Police have released photos and a detailed description of the man they believe robbed Sovereign Bank at 1 Beacon Street Thursday morning. The surveillance photos show the man whom police described as “a white male, mid 20’s, 5’11’’, wearing a white hat and carrying a green nylon bag.” According to the post on bpdnews.com, the suspect ran from the scene towards park Street Station. That description offers new and different details from an initial description given over police radio transmissions in the immediate wake of the incident. No weapon was shown during the robbery and no one was injured in the morning ordeal, according to police. The Bank Robbery Task Force has asked anyone with information about the robbery to call 617-223-…
The alleged thief fled on foot after robbing the bank.
A man robbed the Sovereign Bank at 1 Beacon St. Thursday morning. The robbery took place at 8:39 a.m.. “The bank task force was notified,” said Boston Police Spokesperson Elaine Driscoll. Initial police transmissions over public scanners said the alleged robber took $1,000, but that number is unconfirmed by Boston Police. The task force will investigate to determine how much was actually taken during the robbery, said Driscoll. There were no reported injuries during the ordeal, she said. An initial description of the suspect given over police scanners said he was male, about six-feet, two-inches tall, wore latex gloves during the robbery, and fled on foot after securing a sum of money. Driscoll said she could not confirm that description. …
Wednesday, June 8, 2011
A robber broke into three Temple Street apartments in the middle of the day.
At some point after 1 p.m. Monday a robber broke into three apartments at 52 Temple Street, according to police reports. None of the owners were home when the thief broke into their locked apartments by breaking open the front doors using a blunt object. The first owner to notice a robbery called police at 3:45 p.m. Thousands of dollars' worth of electronic items and jewelry were stolen, according to the police report. Police do not have a suspect.
Friday, November 5, 2010
A look at the daily crime reports for Beacon Hill and the surrounding areas from Nov. 2 - 3.
Wednesday, Nov. 3 At about 11:30 p.m. Wednesday night Boston police received a call about an armed robbery outside the 7-Eleven store on the corner of Charles and Chestnut streets on Beacon Hill. A victim told police he had exited his car on Chestnut St. and was walking toward Charles St. when two male suspects with "very large knives" approached him from behind and shoved him against a parked car. The victim reported that the suspects demanded his wallet, cell phone and wallet, which he gave up. The victim told police the two men also stole his car and house keys before fleeing on foot down Chestnut St. toward Storrow Dr. The victim was not injured. Police searched the area but were unable to find the suspects. The first offender was …