Crime of the Week: Wednesday, Aug. 17
Northeastern University Police Department (NUPD) reported a suspect who approached three men in Ruggles Station and threatened them with a firearm. The suspect then took an orange scooter from one of the victims and fled toward Melnea Cass Boulevard. NUPD located the scooter by the tennis courts on Ruggles Street. Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) Transit Police was notified and the victim, unaffiliated with Northeastern University (NU), took possession of his scooter and was sent on his way. MBTA Transit Police assumed jurisdiction.