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 investigating the previous burglary, officers discovered an attempted burglary at Mower Hall. In that incident an unknown offender(s) pulled off a screen but was unable to enter the room as the vent lock was engaged.
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 Tuesday, August 28th, a Mower Hall resident reported, that while they were sleeping someone lifted their screen window, reached in and stole a laptop from a desk close...
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.
The victim was unable to provide a detailed description.
A 16-year-old male from Cambridge has been arrested in connection with Wednesday morning’s armed robbery that occurred in the area of Flagg Street and Banks Street. He will face an armed robbery charge as well as charges associated with three outstanding warrants. An investigation into the incident is ongoing.
The following alert was just released by the Cambridge Police Department.
Cambridge PD CITYWIDE Alert
Cambridge Police Investigating Assault & Battery in Area of Putnam Avenue and Green Street
The Cambridge Police Department is asking residents to be aware of their surroundings after a female reported she was assaulted by an unknown suspect on Tuesday evening at approximately 10:15 p.m. in the area of Putnam Avenue and Green Street.
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 to thwart her attacker. The victim was able to break away from the offender and fled the area and ran to the safety of one of the River Houses. The...
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 the time and entered two unoccupied rooms and stole two laptops and a wallet. The residents did not observe or have any...
Harvard University Police Department has received reports of multiple bomb threats emailed to various University officials on campus. Harvard is one of many local colleges and universities that have received similar threats this afternoon. re is NO credible threat to the University at this time. No buildings are being evacuated. University staff should be vigilant and report any suspicious behavior that they may observe.