Monday, August 13, 2012

Man on Pre-Release punches out MBTA bus window

On August 12th, 2012 Transit Police officers assigned to Area 4 received a radio call for a man who had just "punched out" a window to an MBTA bus which was parked in the upper busway of Forest Hills station. Officers quickly located the subject and identified him as Cornell Robbins 36 of Springfield, MA. Witnessess present stated Robbins was behaving oddly and rubbing the front of his pants along the bus in a "sexual manner" and making inappropriate comments. Then sunddenly without provocation Robbins began punching the windows to the door of the bus causing two of the four panes to break. Officers placed Robbins into custody for Malicious Destruction of Property. During the booking process at TPD HQ it was discovered Robbins is currently an inmate of the Massachusetts Department of Corrections and a participant of the Boston Pre-Release Center.

Massachusetts DOC responded to TPD HQ and took custody of Robbins.

Cornell Robbins/Transit Police