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BPD needs your help in connection with a home invasion

Well, this is frightening.  See below from BPD News.

The Boston Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in an effort to identify two individuals in the above photos as it relates to an ongoing home invasion investigation. 

The facts and circumstances of the original incident are as follows: At about 10:33 AM on Friday, August 2, 2019, officers assigned to District B-2 (Roxbury) responded to a radio call for a home invasion in the area of Rand Street and Julian Street in Dorchester. On arrival, officers spoke to the victim who stated two unknown males had broken into her apartment through a rear window. The victim stated the males threatened the victim with a firearm and knife before tying her up and blindfolding her. The victim stated the males proceeded to take various items of value before fleeing the residence, leaving her home in a state of disarray. The males fled the area on distinctive bicycles.

Detectives were able to obtain surveillance footage which shows the males prior to the incident in the area of Dacia Street and Brookford Street at about 9:30 AM.  

The male on the bicycle with red pegs and brakes travels on Brookford Street, down Woodbine Street before disappearing in the area of Warren Street.

The second male on the bicycle with blue handle bars travels on Brookford Street to Blue Hill Avenue before disappearing in the area of Lawrence Avenue.

The Boston Police Department is actively reviewing the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident.

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 help this investigation in an anonymous manner.

You can see more photos here. 

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