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Minor accused of ‘terrorizing’ people in town center allegedly assaulted woman on Common


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The suspect allegedly punched a woman and stomped on her glasses.

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In the latest in a series of similar incidents, a group of minors – one of them known to have “terrorized unsuspecting citizens of downtown Boston” – allegedly assaulted a woman on Boston Common, allegedly knocked off his glasses and stepped on them.

The incident happened around 6:35 p.m. Wednesday near 167 Tremont Street, according to the police report.

The victims told police they were walking from the reception center towards the Earl of Sandwich when they saw a group of five minors approaching a woman and her child to ask for help. When the woman began to walk away, the group allegedly began to insult the woman, according to the report.

By the way, the victim allegedly told the minors that “they should behave better and leave the woman alone”. Then, one of the girls in the group allegedly started hitting the victims, knocking off their glasses before stepping on them.

The other victim said he was pushed by one of the miners. The victim whose glasses came off had red spots on his face; both refused medical treatment, according to the report.

One of the victims recorded the incident, and one of the miners can be heard saying, “Don’t [expletive] sign me up [expletive]The group took off and the victims said they were heading towards the Soldiers and Sailors monument, according to the report.

Police were unable to press charges due to the suspect’s age, the report said, instead referring the case to the juvenile court system. One of the minors is charged with one delinquent count of aggravated assault and bodily harm, and one delinquent count of malicious destruction of property.



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