MBTA Transit Police

Crowbar-Wielding Group Accused of Attacking, Robbing People on MBTA Trolley, Stations

All three people who were arrested are facing assault and armed robbery charges, police said.

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A group of four people, one of whom was allegedly armed with a crowbar, attacked and robbed multiple people during assaults spanning numerous locations along the MBTA system in the Boston area, according to the agency's Transit Police.

Three people were arrested Thursday in connection with the string of attacks, according to transit police - two men and a 16-year-old girl. A third male suspect has not been found.

MBTA authorities got a report of a man being attacked by the group at the Harvard Square MBTA station around 5 p.m. Thursday, a news release said. Following that attack, the group allegedly traveled to Kenmore Square and attacked and robbed another victim onboard a Green Line trolley, while also threatening other passengers.

The group allegedly continued on to the Fenway T stop, where they robbed and beat another person, causing facial injuries, police said.

Dorchester resident Parrish Jones, 25, and Brockton resident William Windham, 21, were each charged with armed robbery and assault and battery with a dangerous weapon causing serious bodily injury. Jones was held without bail pending a dangerousness hearing set for Jan. 18. Windham was found dangerous and bail was set at $15,000, with home confinement and GPS monitoring if he is released. Windham is next scheduled to appear in court for a probable cause hearing on Feb. 10.

The 16-year-old's name was not released due to her age. She was arraigned in Suffolk County Juvenile Court and released to her mother. She was ordered to stay away from MBTA property, have no contact with the other defendants, and keep to a 6 p.m. curfew.

An investigation remained ongoing.

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