An on-duty MBTA police officer reportedly stopped the suspect.
[UPDATE Monday, 3:21 p.m.] An on-duty transit officer arrested a man after he allegedly tried to rob a Charlestown Dunkin’ Donuts with a spoon Saturday evening. The suspect, identified as Michael Wallace, reportedly threatened cashiers at the Cambridge Street store with what appeared to be a knife. Police later found that the man had been holding a spoon with the rounded end out like a blade, according to an interview on WHDH. The incident occurred on Saturday evening, Jan. 5, according to a Metro Boston story. Wallace was identified as a 35-year-old Boston resident. Officer Matthew Donovan with the MBTA Police entered the store during the incident and was able to stop the suspect, according to WHDH.
The woman who was assaulted after leaving the T station on Saturday talked with WHDH reporters yesterday.
The woman attacked last Saturday while walking home from the Orange Line T station in Charlestown spoke about the incident to WHDH Channel 7 News yesterday. The 28-year-old victim, identified by WHDH as “Michaela,” told reporters that she had just left the Bunker Hill Community College MBTA station at around 10:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 24 when a man wearing a winter coat with the hood up approached her. She knew immediately something was wrong. “There was nowhere for me to go. It was dark, and I was alone,” she told WHDH. The man sprayed her in the face with mace, punched her in the eye and face and, when she didn’t fall down, began kicking her until she did, Michaela told reporters. Even while she was on the ground, the man continued to …