It was pandemonium on Tuesday afternoon in the South End when a pack of juveniles on bicycles in the South End allegedly attacked a man who was driving in his car. According to NBC10 Boston, there is video footage of almost 40 kids on bikes surrounding a car on Tremont Street.
The victim said he was driving down the street around 3:40 p.m., when he witness young adults fighting in the street. When he asked them to move a bicycle from the middle of the street, he was assaulted.
BPD Community Alert: At about 3:40 PM on Tuesday August 16, 2022, officers assigned to District D-4 (South End) responded to a call for an assault and battery in progress in the area of 571 Tremont Street in the South End. On arrival, officers located an adult male victim who stated that while operating his motor vehicle in the area, he was surrounded by several people on bicycles and that a brief physical altercation ensued which resulted in him being struck in the face with a clenched fist by one of the riders. The victim refused medical treatment on scene and was transported to a local area hospital by a coworker.
Anyone with any information pertaining to this investigation or anyone who happened capture images or video of this incident is strongly urged to contact District D-4 Detectives at 617-343-4683.
Community members wishing to assist this investigation anonymously can do so by calling the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1 (800) 494-TIPS or by texting the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463). The Boston Police Department will stringently guard and protect the identities of all those who wish to help this investigation in an anonymous manner.