Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Dedham man arrested after grabbing victim's money from ATM.

Michael Kinsella
On February 24, 2020 at approximately 3:17PM Transit Police officers assigned to the Central District were on patrol at the MBTA's South Station when they were alerted to a robbery in progress. Simultaneously the officers observed a male, later identified as Michael Kinsella, 29, of Dedham running out of the station towards Atlantic Avenue and a witness stating to officers Kinsella just robbed someone inside. Officers gave chase and apprehended Kinsella at the corner of Essex and South Street. Officers then located the victim who relayed the following: While withdrawing money from the ATM machine inside South Station Kinsella grabbed the victim's money from the cash dispenser and fled.

Kinsella was placed into custody and transported to TPD HQ for the arrest booking process. Officers did recover the money on Kinsella's person.

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 the events listed above are allegations; All defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt