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Police locate suspect wanted in downtown knife robberies - Metro US

Police locate suspect wanted in downtown knife robberies

This man is a person of interest in incidents of armed robbery in downtown Boston,
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Boston Police have located the suspect that is wanted in the investigation of downtown robberies.There have been multiple reports of pedestrians being robbed with a 12-inch kitchen knife.

Described in a police blog post, officers were on patrol in the area of 39 Boylston St. early Monday morningand saw a man that fit the suspect’s description. After an armed robbery on Jan. 30,Boston Regional Intelligence Center requested information of the individual involvedand gave a description of the suspect.

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Authorities said in the blog postthat after further investigation, the officers confirmed that the individual was the 30-year-old suspect, who was later identified asJose Manuel Lopez. Hewas charged with armed robbery, assault and battery on an elderly/disabled person and assault with a dangerous weapon.

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