Boston Man Damages MBTA Fare Machines With Hammer

BOSTON (WBZ NewsRadio) — A Boston man is under arrest for allegedly causing thousands of dollars in damage to MBTA fare vending machines at the Chinatown station.

Transit Police received a call at approximately 3:18 a.m. of malicious damage to the machines.

They arrived on scene to find several of the machines severely damaged.

MBTA Man Damages Vending Machines

(MBTA Transit Police)

Officers reviewed video footage which showed a man intentionally using a hammer to smash and damage the machines.

Police identified the man in the video as Anthony Pennant, 28, and placed him into custody.

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