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Community Advisory - Holden Green Housing Complex Assault

October 23, 2015

On Friday October 23, 2015 at approximately 3:55 AM a female resident of the Holden Green affiliated housing complex reported to the Harvard University Police Department that she was approached by an unknown male who followed her to her doorway.  The victim stated while walking her dog she saw the mini-van pull in.  The victim felt something wasn’t right and immediately started running toward her doorway.  The unknown male ran after her but she was able to get in the door and lock it.  The offender banged on the door and immediately fled back to the van which was driven

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Community Advisory - Assault and Battery Dangerous Weapon, 1555 Mass Ave, Camrbidge

October 7, 2015

At approximately 6:50 PM this evening, Harvard University Police Department officers were dispatched to respond to a report of a fight in progress behind the Harvard-Epworth United Methodist Church at 1555 Massachusetts Avenue, which abuts the campus of Harvard Law School.  Officers responded to the scene and observed an unidentified male standing over another male lying on the ground.  The unidentified male's face was covered in blood and when officers instructed him to lie on the ground he refused their commands and show

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HUPD publishes Playing it Safe

October 1, 2015

The University is required by federal law (The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, 20 U.S.C. 1092(f), known as the “Clery Act”) to publish an Annual Security Report and an Annual Fire Safety Report. 

 

The Harvard University Police Department publishes the Annual Security Report, entitled “Playing it Safe,” which includes information about the HUPD, how to report a crime, HUPD’s crime prevention programs, substance abuse, sensitive crimes, emergency notifications, and other important information about security and

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Community Advisory - Sexual Assualt near Longwood Campus

September 15, 2015

The following information was released by the Boston Police Department this morning.

 

Harvard-specific safety information below the BPD alert.

 

Community Alert: BPD Investigating Alleged Sexual Assault in Fenway Area

September 15, 2015

 

At about 12:30 AM on Tuesday, September 15, 2015, officers from District D-4 (South End) responded to a radio call for a alleged sexual assault in the area of Queensberry Street in the Fenway.

 

Upon arrival,

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Community Advisory - Indecent Assault and Batteries, Harvard Square area

September 9, 2015

The following alert was just released by the Cambridge Police Department.

Safety information below the alert.

Cambridge Police Highlight Recent Increase in Indecent Assault & Batteries
in Harvard Square Area


CAMBRIDGE, Mass., September 9, 2015 --
The Cambridge Police Department are cautioning women who live, work or frequent the Harvard Square area to be aware of a recent increase in Indecent Assault and Batteries. 

Officers are currently investigating a report that a woman was indecently

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Community Advisory - Sexual Assault Memorial Drive, Camrbidge

August 18, 2015

The following information was released by the Massachusetts State Police this morning.

 

Massachusetts State Police Media Release–08-18-2015–State Police Investigate Early Morning Sexual Assault in Cambridge

Massachusetts State Police are investigating the sexual assault of a 24-year-old woman along Memorial Drive in Cambridge early this morning.

 

The woman, a Boston resident, had left a Cambridge bar shortly before closing time and was walking toward the river. At approximately 2 a.m. she was near the Weld Boat House on

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Community Advisory - Armed Robbery Arrow Street

July 3, 2015

On Friday July 3, 2015 at approximately 3:15 AM a male summer school student reported to the Harvard University Police Department that he was robbed at gunpoint while walking down Arrow Street towards Bow Street.  The victim stated a dark colored sedan stopped and two males jumped out of the car and struck him in the face and head with two handguns.  The offenders ordered him to the ground.  While on the ground the offenders removed his headphones, money, and other personal items.  The victim suffered minor injuries but refused medical treatment.

 

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