Home Invasion 4/06/14 SA14-2-CPM

At Approximately 10:00 am on Sunday morning, 04/06/14 the Tufts Police received information from Medford and Somerville police regarding a reported home invasion which occurred at 97-99 Yale Street, Medford at approximately 9:10 am this morning. The victim, a local resident, unaffiliated with Tufts, described two suspects as follows:

Both suspects were black males about 5’11” tall and weighing about 150 lbs. and wore surgical masks in an attempt to cover their faces. Both suspects were armed with handguns.

One suspect was wearing a head covering that the victim described as a ‘do-rag’ with a black hooded sweatshirt and jeans.

The other suspect was wearing a red hooded sweatshirt with writing on the front and a tattoo under his left eye.

The victim reported having cash taken. At this time the incident is not believed to be a random act.

Both Medford and Tufts Police stepped up patrols in the area immediately after the incident. The incident is being actively investigated by the Medford Police Department.

Precautions

* Report any suspicious person(s) or circumstances to the Tufts Police immediately at X66911 or call 617-627-6911from off-campus or by cell phone, or dial 911 for the local police.

* Utilize the GoSafe service by calling Tufts Police at X73030 or 617-627-3030 from off-campus or by cell phone.

* Program the Tufts Police into your cell phone so you will be prepared in an emergency – 617-627-6911.

* If you have any information on the above incident, please contact the Tufts Police as soon as possible at X73030, or call 617-627-3030 from off-campus or by cell phone, or call the Medford Police at 718-395-1212.

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