2014

Community Advisory - Unarmed Robbery

December 10, 2014

On Wednesday, December 10, 2014 a female graduate student reported to the Cambridge Police Department that she was robbed by an unknown male as she walked along Banks Street at approximately 1:30 AM.   The victim stated that while walking on Banks Street she was struck from behind by an unknown male who took her tote bag that contained personal items, including her laptop and wallet.  The victim suffered injuries in this incident and received immediate medical attention. 

 

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10/3/14 Email Threat - UDPATE

November 12, 2014

The Harvard University Police Department wants to provide an update and resources available as a result of the October 3 threatening email and subsequent messages.  First and foremost, please know that the HUPD has treated this incident as a hate crime from its onset.  The investigation, which involves the HUPD collaborating with federal and international law enforcement authorities, is active and ongoing. 

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Community Advisory - Email Threats

October 3, 2014

At about 4:45 this afternoon, hundreds of Harvard students and affiliates received an emailed death threat.  The author threatened to come to campus “tomorrow” to shoot the email recipients.  Harvard University Police Department (HUPD) immediately began investigating, and also notified other local law enforcement agencies as well as the FBI. 

 

 While we cannot verify at this time that this is a real threat, every member of our community should be familiar with these Active Shooter Safety Guidelines, which were developed based on guidance from the U...

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Assault and Battery - Beacon Street Somerville

April 22, 2014

Posted on 04/22/2014 8:58 PM

On Monday, April 21, 2014 at approximately 1:20 AM, a female undergraduate student reported to the Somerville Police Department that she was assaulted by an unknown male as she walked down Beacon Street in the area of 358 Beacon Street near an alley that leads to Oxford Street in Cambridge. The victim reported that the male grabbed her arm and pulled her into the alley. The victim screamed for help and defended herself against her attacker. The victim then fled the area and called the police. The victim did not see in which direction the offender fled. 
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Unarmed Robbery Memorial Drive near Plympton Street, Cambridge

March 1, 2014

On Saturday, March 1, 2014 an unaffiliated female reported to the Cambridge Police Department that she was robbed by an unknown male as she walked along Memorial Drive near Plympton Street at approximately 12:50 AM. The victim stated that while walking on Memorial Drive she was grabbed from behind by an unknown male who took her wallet from her. The victim struck the male who then pushed the victim to the ground. The offender fled the area in the direction of JFK Street. The victim was not injured during the incident.

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