“Stay inside and stay clear of the back windows. If you can you should leave the area,” the Boston Police Department advised CJ, Dave and me around 11.30am this morning.
Turns out there was a hostage situation in Brighton today and we were in the middle of it all. Advised to evacuate after the SWAT team blocked in my car, we realised that CJ’s house was in the middle of the lock down. And the suspect was hiding out in the building behind hers with a potential hostage situation underway.
After taking cover at Dunkin Donuts and creating a checkin point on FourSquare, we decide to talk our way into the crime scene and move my car.
In the process the police caught the suspect and we saw the police van and escort drive by before we pulled out.
And in the process the Boston Globe RTed me on Twitter as an eye witness! Yes!
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