MBTA Transit Police Need Help Identifying Suspect Who Tossed Metal Object

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BOSTON (WBZNewsRadio) - Massachusetts Public Transit authorities are asking for your help to identify a suspect who they say intentionally threw an unknown metal object into a railway pit.

The incident happened on February 22, 2022 around 12:30 a.m. at the MBTA'S Andrew Square Station. Authorities say the man tossed an object into the pit of the tracks on the southbound side, creating an unsafe area for the incoming train.

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The metal object landed on the electrified 3rd rail, prompting power to be shut off while MBTA personnel removed the object. Transit Police calling this a "senseless act" which caused service delays on the Red Line.

If you know the identity or whereabouts of the individual depicted within please contact the Transit Police Criminal Investigations Unit at 617-222-1050 or you can text an anonymous tip to 873873. 

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