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Masked Robbers Steal Man's Salad at Gunpoint

The two suspects are facing armed robbery charges



    Masked Robbers Steal Man's Salad at Gunpoint
    Boston Police
    These masks were seized from two armed robbery suspects on Monday night.

    Two men were arrested on Monday night after they allegedly robbed another man of his salad at gunpoint.

    Boston Police said they received a call around 10:10 p.m. for a report of a person with a gun in the area of 135 Morrissey Boulevard in the city's Dorchester neighborhood.

    Upon arrival, officers spoke to the victim, who told them he had been robbed at gunpoint near the Savin Hill MBTA Station. He said the two suspects were wearing masks and khaki pants and showed a small handgun. According to Universal Hub, the two men stole a bag from the man that contained nothing but a salad.

    Plainclothes officers in the area heard the suspects' description broadcast over the police radio and realized that two men fitting that description had just run by them. Officers canvassed the area and found the two suspects in the area of 68 Pleasant St. They found a replica firearm on one of them, and each suspect also had a white face mask in their possession.

    This replica handgun was used in an armed robbery in Boston on Monday night.
    Photo credit: Boston Police

    Andronique M. Dossantos, 18, of Dorchester, was charged with armed robbery and assault by means of a dangerous weapon. He was also found to have an active warrant for his arrest.

    Kostya Ragin, 19, of Needham, was charged with armed robery, assault by means of a dangerous weapon and assault and battery for putting his hands in the victim's pockets during the robbery. 

    Both suspects were arraigned in Dorchester District Court on Tuesday morning. Bail was set at $2,500 for Dossantos and $3,500 for Ragin. Both were ordered to wear GPS devices and abide by a curfew if they post bail. They are both scheduled to return to court on Nov. 24.

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