On November 8, 2021 transit police posted an image of a person of interest relative to a Civil Rights Violation Investigation as well as Assault by means of a Dangerous Weapon (see posting here ) Based on an investigation by Transit Police detectives and tips from our riding public TPD officers placed SHAWN COOK, 43, of Somerville into custody at the MBTA’s Sullivan Sq. station on November 9, 2021. Cook was transported to TPD HQ for the arrest booking process.
On November 5, 2021 at approximately 10:53AM between MBTA Kendall Station and Park Street a female victim, in the company one year old child, had derogatory racial slurs directed at her as well as a glass bottle thrown at her. The subject depicted within is a person of interest relative to this investigation. If you know the identity or his whereabouts please contact the TPD’s Criminal Investigation Unit at 617-222-1050 or you can send an anonymous tip by texting 873873.