Brookline Police said they have a suspect in custody after they attempted to rob a bank on Harvard Street. Police said just after 1:00 p.m. this afternoon a silent alarm system indicated that there might be a robbery. When officers arrived to check it out, the suspect, a young man – a juvenile – was still there, according to Police.
Between January and April 2, 2017, Brookline Police have seen an overall increase of 8 percent from last year, according to their data.
No murders were reported, but there were three instances of rape, three reports of robbery, 34 reports of assault 17 reports of burglary, 127 reports of larceny and two car thefts reported. Data said the total number of crime reported was 186, up from 172 during the same period of 2016.