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Police Blotter: Bench Sawing and Stolen Backpack

The following are recent incidents reported by Boston Police District A-1 for the North End / Waterfront area.

Possession of Burglarious Tools
9:30 p.m.
Male suspect arrested for possession of burglarious tools (battery-powered saw) and destruction of property after sawing bolts off a park bench on Prince St. Suspect also sawed the bolts off a bench on Endicott St.

7:30 p.m.
Victim reports he placed his backpack down while sitting in a Salem St. cafe. A short time later, he went to pick it up and it was gone. Backpack contained sunglasses, athletic clothing, laptop, and banking papers.