Boston and MBTA Transit Police are stepping up patrols after several women were robbed while walking home from MBTA Red Line stations in Dorchester, Boston police said. The women were robbed after leaving the JFK/UMass, Savin Hill, Shawmut, and Ashmont stations, Boston police said in a statement. The incidents happened between 7 p.m. and 10:30 p.m., police said. In some of the robberies, the man showed a handgun, police said.
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