According to a relative of the victim, the 25-year old Quincy resident had met with the suspect previously and had purchased an iPhone from him. When the suspect contacted the man again to sell him another iPhone, the victim obliged.
The suspect approached the victim on Brook and Fayette Streets at 4:10 p.m. on Thursday and demanded the victim’s belongings. According to police, the victim tried to walk away. The suspect then grabbed a folding knife and stabbed the victim in the leg, stealing his wallet and cell phone.
The victim went home, where he was driven to the hospital by a relative.
The victim had taken a picture from the first meeting on another cell phone he had at home and showed it to police. Detectives are currently looking for the suspect that matches the description. (Photo shown at left)
Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Quincy Police.
Robbery suspect caught in window
Police apprehended the suspect in an unarmed robbery after the he allegedly got caught in a window.
Police responded to the scene at 3:03 a.m. Friday to reports of a breaking and entering in progress at a California Avenue residence.
The victim told police she had fled to an upstairs room for safety when she heard the break in.
When police arrived, they checked the house and saw that it was clear. However, police soon found a man stuck in a window in a house on the opposite corner of the street.
Injuries on his hand were consistent with the first break-in, where a door window had been shattered, police said.
Mark Mahoney, 29, Stoughton, was placed under arrest and charged with unarmed burglary, breaking and entering with the intent to commit a felony, defacing real or personal property, willful and malicious destruction, assault and battery on a medical technican, and possession of class B – Oxycodone.