From Officer John Ryan:
On Tuesday evening, police responded to the above location for a report of an armed robbery. The victim, a Keene Street resident, stated that he was approached by a muscular black male armed with a handgun and wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt. The suspect demanded that the victim hand over his briefcase, which he did. The suspect then fled on foot with the briefcase, which contained and i-Pad and other articles.
Numerous units proceeded into the area to search for the suspect. Sgt. Cassidy observed the suspect hiding in the bushes at the corner of Lloyd and Brown Streets. Other units responded to this location, and the suspect was placed under arrest. The suspect, identified as Frandin Cooley (DOB 7-2-90) was found to be in possession of a black plastic handgun, and the briefcase that had been taken from the victim. Cooley was positively identified by the victim as the suspect responsible for the robbery. All items stolen were recovered.