Two arrested by Boston police in Back Bay unarmed robbery

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BOSTON — Two suspects were taken into custody on Monday afternoon following an unarmed robbery in the city’s Back Bay neighborhood, according to Boston police.

At around 3 p.m., officers from District D-4 (South End) arrested Antonio Packard-Wade, 19, of Dorchester, and a 17-year-old juvenile female after responding to reports of a group of juveniles robbing a victim on Newbury Street.

The Boston Police Operations provided a description of the suspects and their direction of travel, which led officers to Commonwealth Avenue and Dartmouth Street.

Witnesses informed the police that the suspects had also broken into a motor vehicle and were heading towards Boston Common.

Police located three individuals matching the suspect descriptions on Marlborough Street.

Additional suspects were reportedly hiding at 66 Marlborough Street, where two were detained, and a third fled on foot but was subsequently apprehended.

Packard-Wade and the juvenile female were identified as the individuals who robbed the victim, and officers recovered the stolen items.

Packard-Wade is charged with receiving stolen property and will be arraigned at Boston Municipal Court.

The juvenile female faces charges of unarmed robbery and receiving stolen property as a delinquent.

Her arraignment is also set for Boston Municipal Court.

The status of the other individuals stopped by police was not immediately disclosed.

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