Archived Timely Warnings

Community Advisory - Mt. Auburn Street Indecent Assault and Battery

August 13, 2016

August 15, 2016 - COMMUNITY ADVISORY UPDATE

Today, at approximately 3:35 p.m., the Cambridge Police Department arrested an unaffiliated male, on a warrant out of Cambridge District Court for Indecent Assault and Battery on a Person 14 or Over. The male was identified as the suspect involved in Friday evening’s alleged indecent assault and battery.

Disseminated at 5:...

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Community Advisory - River Houses and Yard Dorms Burglaries

April 25, 2016

Over last weekend, 4/23/16 and 4/24/16, the Harvard University Police Department responded to ten (10) reports of thefts occurring in River Houses and a Yard dorm. All but one of the thefts occurred in River Houses. In eight (8) of the ten incidents the room doors were either unsecured or propped open. In three of the incidents a suspect(s) entered rooms that were occupied. In one of those...

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Community Advisory - Charles River Assault and Battery

October 4, 2017

On Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at approximately 11:50 PM a female undergraduate student reported to the Harvard University Police Department that she was assaulted while running along the Charles River near the intersection of Memorial Drive and Western Avenue. The victim reported that she was grabbed from behind by an unidentified male. The victim immediately began to struggle with the male and discharged pepper spray in an attempt...

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Community Advisory - Yard and Radcliffe Houses Burglaries

September 27, 2017

Over last weekend, 9/23/17 and 9/24/17, the Harvard University Police Department responded to three (3) reports of thefts occurring in two different Yard dorms and an upperclass house at the Radcliffe Quad. In the two Yard thefts the offender(s) opened or pushed in screen windows on first floor rooms and removed laptops from desks situated right next to the windows. In the Quad house theft offender(s) made entry into a suite which was occupied at...

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Community Advisory - Indecent Assault and Battery

December 11, 2018

On Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at approximately 5:00 AM a female undergraduate student reported to the Harvard University Police Department that she was indecently assaulted while on Plympton Street near Quincy House at approximately 12:45 AM.  The victim reported that she was approached by two males who called out to her.  One of the males grabbed her, threw her against a wall and then began kissing her and fondled her chest.  The victim immediately began screaming and fled the area.  The victim was...

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Community Advisory - Burglary and Attempted Burglary, Harvard Yard

September 21, 2018

On Friday, September 21, 2018 at approximately 4:15 AM several Wigglesworth Hall residents reported to the Harvard University Police Department that while they were sleeping someone climbed through their first floor window and stole several laptops, wallets and an iPhone from their room.

At approximately 8:20 AM while in the Yard...

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Community Advisory - Burglaries - Harvard Yard

September 6, 2018

On Wednesday, September 5, 2018 at approximately 8:15 AM several Holworthy Hall residents reported to the Harvard University Police Department that while they were sleeping someone climbed through their first floor common room window and stole laptops, wallets and an iPad from their common area and an adjacent common area in another room.

 

In a previous incident last...

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Community Advisory - Harvard Yard Unarmed Robbery

March 6, 2018

On Monday, March 5, 2018 at 6:59 PM a female alumni reported to the Harvard University Police Department that she was robbed in Harvard Yard near Sever Hall as she walking on the path to exit onto Quincy Street. The victim stated an unknown male approached her from behind and grabbed her purse, causing her to fall to the ground. The offender fled the Yard. Officers searched the area but not locate the offender....

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Community Advisory - Unarmed Robbery

March 4, 2019

On Sunday, March 3, 2019 at 7:25 PM a male undergraduate student reported to the Harvard University Police Department that he was robbed while walking with another student in Harvard Yard near Thayer Hall. During the incident, the victim stated that they were approached by two unidentified males, when one of the males requested to see one of his Apple Air Pods in order to determine if his charger was working properly. Once the first Air Pod was handed over, the unidentified male then demanded the second one....

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