BOSTON (CBS) – A Boston man is under arrest following an armed robbery on Beacon Hill that may have involved a stun gun.
Police say just after midnight Friday, a man was walking on Revere Street when someone came up and grabbed from behind.READ MORE: Spurs Best Celtics 96-88 Despite Blowing 24-Point Lead
During an ensuing struggle, the victim says the suspect, later identified as Yohan Almonte, 24, was swinging an object at him that had a blue light on the end of it and appeared to be a stun gun.
The victim managed to escape without being hurt.READ MORE: Moderna Seeks To Develop Variant-Specific Boosters For COVID-19 Mutations Like Omicron
He gave police a description of his attacker.
Officers spotted Almonte, who fit that description, nearby a short time later. Almonte took off running but police quickly captured him.
He is charged him with Armed Robbery.MORE NEWS: Gov. Charlie Baker Says Biden's Air Travel Restrictions Are 'The Right Move'
It’s unclear whether any weapon was recovered.