Two men were arrested this week for allegedly stealing several hundred dollars worth of watches from Lord and Taylor.
Boston Police responded to a report of a larceny from the Lord and Taylor Store at 760 Boylston Street. Two males were reportedly seen running out of the store down Public Alley 432. When officers pursued them, they ran on to Newbury Street, then Calderon Street until they were stopped at Commonwealth Avenue. The two men were observed throwing items over a fence into a nearby playground.
Officers made contact with the Lead Loss Prevention Officer at Lord and Taylor, who stated that they observed the two suspects take four men’s watches from the display case and flee. While attempting to flee, the suspects were stopped by the security guards and pushed their way out the door. When asked to identify the suspects, the Officer confirmed that the two men in custody were the men in the store.
Upon investingating the items thrown into the playground at the corner of Calderon Street and Commonwealth Avenue, officers found four watches. Three of the watches were valued at $130 while one was valued at $110. Officers also found a powerful magnetic device commonly used in larceny cases.
Devonte McFall of 151 Centre Street, Roxbury and Adisa Cloyd of 218 Humboldt Avenue, Dorchester were charged with larceny over $200, assault and battery and possession of burglarious tools.