BOSTON (WHDH) – A woman stole a Boston Transportation Department vehicle, driving away with the employee’s hand stuck in the door early Friday morning, police said.
Officers responding to a report of a stolen vehicle in the area of Charles and Stuart streets around 12:10 a.m. learned that a female BTD employee got out of her marked vehicle to issue residential permit citations when Emily Milano, 29, of Brighton, entered the car, which had the keys still in the ignition, and drove off, according to Boston police.
The BTD employee told police she attempted to open the door and her hand got stuck as Milano continued to drive.
The employee added that she fell, hurting her hand and bumping her head, police said.
She was transported to a local hospital with minor injuries.
Officers stopped the vehicle in the area of the Boston Fire Department headquarters on Southampton Street.
Milano was very uncooperative with officers and began kicking them, police said.
She was placed under arrest and transported to a local hospital for a psychological evaluation, police added.
Milano is expected to be arraigned in Boston Municipal court on charges of carjacking, assault and battery by means of a dangerous weapon, and larceny over $250.
12:09AM Friday, May 14, 2021, Officers Assigned to District A-1 (Downtown), responded to a radio call in the area of Charles Street and Stuart Street for a Boston Transportation Department (BTD) marked vehicle that had just been stolen.
A female BTD employee attempted to get out of the motor vehicle to issue residential permit citations and the female suspect (Emily Milano, 29, of Brighton) entered the BTD vehicle, which had the keys still in the ignition, and drove off.
Victim stated she attempted to open the door and the female continued to drive off with her hand stuck in the door. Victim stated that she fell, hurting her hand and bumping her head. She was transported by Boston EMS to a local hospital with minor injuries.
Officers from District C-6 (South Boston) stopped the motor vehicle in the area of the Boston Fire Department Headquarters, 115 Southampton Street. A-1 units proceeded to that location.
The female suspect was very uncooperative with officers and began kicking them. She was placed under arrest and transported to a local hospital by Boston EMS for psychological evaluation.
Ms. Milano was charged with Carjacking, Assault & Battery by Means of a Dangerous Weapon and Larceny over $250. She is expected to be arraigned in Boston municipal Court.
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