Andre Rivera. Photo: Transit Police Andre Rivera. Photo: Transit Police

A man was arrested on the MBTA on Christmas Eve for what Transit Police described as "Grinch-like" behavior.

Andre Rivera, 60 of Jamaica Plain, is facing charges of larceny after he allegedly snatched a woman's shopping bag at Forest Hills station.


According to Transit Police, "(Rivera) grabbed the shopping bag and began to quickly walk away. The victim yelled out to the would be Grinch and chased after him. The victim was able to catch up to and retrieve her belongings from the male near the station's entrance/exit doors."

Police said they caught up with Rivera on South Street.

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