Assault and Battery - Quincy House Courtyard

February 18, 2013

Community Advisory
Assault and Battery
Quincy House Courtyard

On Monday, February 18, 2013, a female undergraduate student reported to the Harvard University Police Department that she was a victim of an assault and battery in the courtyard of Quincy House at approximately 1:35 AM. The victim stated that while walking through the courtyard she was grabbed by two males who attempted to pull her back towards the building. The suspects did not say anything to the victim. She fought with them and was able to flee the courtyard and entered a nearby residence for safety. The...

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Livery Cab Sexual Assault

August 19, 2013

Community Advisory
Boston Police Investigating Sexual Assault in the Area of the Boston/Cambridge Line

The following alert is from the Boston Police Department:

At about 2:00 AM, Sunday, August 18, 2013, a female victim reported to police that she had attempted to hail a taxi in the area of Linden and Pratt Streets, Brighton. The victim stated to officers a man driving a sedan stopped and offered her a ride to Cambridge. The vehicle was NOT a licensed City of Boston taxi/cab.

The victim states the operator took her to an area believed to be near Harvard...

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Unarmed Robberies - Appleton and Kirkland and Holden Streets

September 28, 2013

Community Advisory
Unarmed robberies
Appleton Street and Kirkland and Holden Streets, Cambridge

The Cambridge Police Department released the following Citizen Alert:

CITIZEN ALERT: Cambridge Police Share Information on Recent Unarmed Street Robberies

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – September 27, 2013 – The Cambridge Police Department is asking residents to be vigilant after three women were victimized in unarmed robberies last night (Thursday, 9/26/13) in Cambridge.

The first incident occurred at approximately 10:05 p.m. in the area of Appleton Street. A female...

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Armed Robbery - Cambridge Common

October 1, 2013

Community Advisory
Armed Robbery
Cambridge Common

On Monday, September 30, 2013, a male not affiliated with the University reported to the Cambridge Police Department that he were robbed at knifepoint as he walked on Garden Street along the Cambridge Common at approximately 8:25 PM. The victim stated that he was approached by a male who put a knife to his throat and demanded his property. The victim resisted and two additional males approached and began punching and kicking him. The victim was able to flee and area and contacted CPD immediately. The victim was not seriously...

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