Friday, March 3, 2023

New Bedford man arrested by TPD for Attempted Unarmed Robbery. MBTA Back Bay Station.

 On March 2, 2023 at approximately 8:25PM Transit Police officers assigned to the Central District were at the MBTA's Back Bay station. While there they heard screams of "Police..Help..Police". Officers immediately proceeded in the direction of the screams and came upon a male/victim who pointed out another male, later identified as Jamaal Rahmeem, 38, of New Bedford. The victim went on to state Rahmeen attempted to forcefully take possession of a suitcase the victim was carrying. The victim and Rahmeen struggled over control of the suitcase and the victim was able to fend off Rahmeen. 

Officers approached Rahmeen and placed him into custody for Attempted Unarmed Robbery. Rahmeen was transported to TPD HQ for the arrest booking process. 

media inquiries should be directed to Superintendent Richard Sullivan at  the events listed above are allegations; All defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt