From BPD News:

At about 5:10 PM on Thursday, June 11, 2020, investigators from the Boston Police, Boston Fire, and the Framingham Police Department arrested a 15-year-old male from Framingham on a Boston Juvenile Court warrant for Delinquent to wit: Arson of a Motor vehicle and Delinquent to wit: Inciting a Riot. Boston Investigators wish to thank the F.B.I. Boston Division and A.T.F. for their assistance in this case as well as everyone that came forward to assist in identifying this individual.

Circumstances surrounding this Incident: On Sunday, May 31, 2020, at about 9:25 PM two Boston police officers responded to a call for assistance and parked their vehicle on Tremont Street near Bosworth Street in downtown Boston.  Shortly after, several individuals vandalized the cruiser, breaking its windows, and eventually setting it on fire destroying the Boston Police vehicle.

The Boston Police Department continues to review the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident and is asking anyone with information relative to this investigation to contact the Boston Fire Investigation Unit at (617) 343-3324.

Community members wishing to assist this investigation anonymously can do so by calling the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1 (800) 494-TIPS or by texting the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463). The Boston Police Department will stringently guard and protect the identities of all those who wish to assist this investigation in an anonymous manner.

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