Arrest Made In Connection so Charlestown Break-Ins

BOSTON, MA (WBZ-AM) -- Police have made a arrest in a series of break-ins in Charlestown.

On Thursday Police arrested Abas Bilal, 23, of Boston, of Charlestown in connection to an unarmed burglarly that took place in August of 2017 in the area of Bunker Hill and Polk Streets.

During the original incident, the female victim told police that she returned home to find the suspect, Bilal, in her residence. Bilal fled the scene on foot, and the victim later discovered that her wallet was missing and unauthorized charges had been placed on her credit cards.

Detectives are also looking into whether or not Bilal is responsible for breaking and entering incidents and an indecent assault that took place in January in Carney Court, Old Iron Sides Way, Decatur Street. 

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Police Investigate Charlestown Break-ins

Detectives will seek the appropriate charges against Bilal for those incidents said Commissioner Bill Evans, in a release.

"This arrest comes as a result of an ongoing and meticulous investigation. My detectives and prosecutors from the District Attorney's office have been working very hard on these cases and I commend their efforts in identifying and arresting this dangerous individual. Charlestown is a safer place today with this suspect under arrest."

Bilal was scheduled to be arraigned in Charlestown District Court on Friday. 

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