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Community Advisory - Harvard Square Armed Suspect Search

August 6, 2019

On Monday, August 5, 2019, at approximately 10:55 PM, the Harvard University Police Department received information from both the Cambridge Police Department and the Boston Regional Intelligence Center (BRIC) that the Philadelphia Police Department issued a warrant for a murder suspect, Sohan Panjrolia, a 2013 graduate of the Harvard University Extension School, and after an initial investigation, was believed to be in Harvard Square.  Per the Philadelphia Police Department, the suspect was believed to be armed....

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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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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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2018 Annual Security Report available

October 1, 2018

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 - 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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