Police Reports: Bicyclist Strikes Pedestrian

The following information was supplied by the Needham Police Department. Any charges mentioned do not indicate a conviction.

Needham Police were called to Chestnut Street near Great Plain Avenue on Friday, Sept. 21 at 11:04 a.m. for the report of an individual who fell and possibly broke his arm. The individual told police he had been struck by a bicycle while crossing the street, which caused him to fall. The bicyclist was identified.

Other incidents included in the Sept. 25 Needham Police Department reports:

Driver Injured in Vehicle Crash
Police were called to Wexford Street and Highland Avenue on Thursday, Sept. 20 at 5 p.m. for the report of a motor vehicle crash with injuries. One of the drivers complained of head and neck pain and was transported to the hospital by Needham Fire paramedics. One of the drivers was cited for failure to yield while turning left.

Break-in on Dedham Avenue
Police were called to a Dedham Avenue residence on Wednesday, Sept. 19 at 10 p.m. for the report of a break-in. Someone had forced entry into the house. Police are investigating.

Vehicle Backed Into Another at Intersection
A resident came to the Needham police station on Friday, Sept. 21 at 11 a.m. to report that someone had backed their vehicle into hers at the intersection of Great Plain Avenue and Chestnut Street and then left the scene. The suspect's vehicle was described as a silver or blue crossover type vehicle. Minor damage was done to both vehicles.

Mail Missing
A former Second Avenue resident called police on Friday, Sept. 21 to report that some mail she had left for UPS to pick up had never made it to its destination. UPS stated they had never received the package.

Resident's Debit Card Misused
A Damon Road resident reported on Friday, Sept. 21 that someone had ordered four electronic gift cards using his debit card, without his permission. The matter is under investigation.

Hotel Guest's Cell Phone Stolen 
Police were called to the Sheraton Hotel on Sunday, Sept. 23 for the report of a stolen cell phone. A hotel guest had reportedly left the phone in the hallway for a few minutes while she went into another room. When she returned, the phone was gone. Hotel staff was notified of the larceny.


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