Boston Woman Charged with Robbery at Needle Point

Police arrested a woman in the South End who was charged in a Dec. 17 robbery at a Newbury Street consignment store.

At 2 a.m. on Saturday, December 29, officers were patrolling the area of East Berkley Street and Shawmut Avenue when they recognized a woman wanted by the Boston Police for a previous robbery in the city. 

The suspect was wanted for several armed robberies with a needle. Her latest alleged offense occurred on Dec. 17, when the suspect walked into 219 Newbury Street, pulled out a syringe and demanded money from the cash register. She took the money then fled.

Officers arrested Shelia King of 37 Bowdoin Street and charged her with armed robbery. 

Information in this article was supplied by the Boston Police Department. Charges listed do not imply conviction.


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