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Man held up at gunpoint on Boston Street in Dorchester; one suspect arrested

Boston Police report a man was attacked and held up at gunpoint "by a group of males and a female," at Boston and Howell streets around 9:20 p.m. on Thursday.

The victim provided a description of the suspects and their direction of flight. Officers located a group who matched the description of the suspects. The members of the group dispersed and immediately fled to the rear of 782 Dorchester Avenue upon seeing officers. Officers were able to apprehend one of the males who was identified as the suspect who had assaulted the victim and stole his belongings. Officers recovered the victim’s property as well as a black 9 mm Ruger loaded with four rounds of live ammunition.

Hector Juarbe, 18, of Roxbury, was charged with armed robbery, unlawful possession of a firearm and unlawful possession of ammunition, police say.

Innocent, etc.

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Seems like and odd time and location for this type of street robbery. Nice police work on catching the perp with the goods and the gun.

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Not really that odd at all as the location has direct access & egress to the South Bay Mall

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Please start reallocating resources to
Take a Re-look at illegal firearm sentencing.

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description of the other perps? Sounds like it was outside DJ's Market.

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