Steven M. Sargent, Chief
On Sunday July 15th at about 8:40 PM, Worcester Police officers were dispatched to the area of 950 Main St for a report of an unarmed robbery of a male in a wheelchair. Upon arrival, officers spoke with witnesses, who said that the suspect had approached the male in the wheelchair and had begun making small talk. Shortly afterward, he began to make demands and started striking the victim in the head and shoulders. The suspect took the victim’s smartphone and cash, and ran away.
Posted: Monday 07/16/18
On Saturday July 14th at about 10:45 PM, Worcester Police responded to the area of 58 Providence St for a report of a shooting. Upon arrival, police observed a twenty-two-year-old victim of a gunshot to the neck. Officers delivered medical aid and helped to slow the bleeding until Worcester EMS arrived, and the victim was transported to the hospital.
Posted: Sunday 07/15/18
On July 14th, 2018 at about 6 PM, Worcester Police officers received a ShotSpotter activation for approximately five gunshots in the area of 11 Hollywood St. Officers went to the area, where they were flagged down by a small crowd of residents. Officers were told that two vehicles had come driving through the area, and someone from one vehicle had fired several rounds at the other vehicle. They said that one of the drivers appeared to be bleeding from the neck. A resident’s parked vehicle was damaged by the gunfire.
Posted: Saturday 07/14/18
When: Tuesday 07/17/18
Where: Murray Apartments (WHA), 50 Murray Avenue
When: Tuesday 07/17/18 6:00 PM
Where: HARR Toyota, 100 Gold Star Boulevard
When: Wednesday 07/18/18
Where: Mass Audubon Society, 414 Massasoit Road
When: Wednesday 07/18/18
Where: Main South CDC, 875 Main Street
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