BPD Officers Make Fast Arrest for Assault and Battery with a Harmful Weapon Incident in Roxbury — bpdnews.com

At about 11:57 AM on Tuesday, December three, 2019, officers assigned to District B-2 (Roxbury), responded to a radio name for an Assault and Battery in progress on the nook of Tremont Road and Prentiss Road. 

Upon arrival, officers situated an grownup male sufferer affected by an obvious head wound that was bleeding closely. Officers rendered first support to the sufferer till Boston EMS arrived on scene and transported the sufferer to a neighborhood space hospital with non life threatening accidents.  After additional investigation, it was revealed to officers that the suspect struck the sufferer within the head with a snow shovel then pulled out a box-cutter and slashed the sufferer over his eye.


The suspect, later recognized as Eddie Smith, 58, of Boston, fled on foot however was apprehended within the space of Shawmut Avenue and Dudley Sq.. Officers additionally situated a box-cutter in addition to a snow shovel.

Eddie Smith was arrested and charged with Assault and Battery with a Harmful Weapon and Mayhem. He’s anticipated to be arraigned in Roxbury District Court docket.