Category Archives: Safety Alerts

Timely Warning – Attempted B&E

On Sunday April 17, 2016 at approximately 9:34 a.m. Tufts Police received a call of an attempted breaking and entering at a house on Sawyer Avenue. The resident, a Tufts student, saw a white male at the rear of the house opening the screen to a window. The student could not be sure more »

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Timely Warning-Wren Hall

Please be advised this warning may be very unsettling and triggering.
Dear members of the Tufts community:
Early Saturday morning at about 3:55 a.m. a student residing in Wren Hall awoke and found an unknown male in her room rubbing her arm. She called TUPD, which responded immediately and checked the surrounding area more »

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Safety Alert – Unarmed Robbery

On Wednesday March 16, the Tufts University Police Department (TUPD) learned from the Medford Police Department that Medford Police responded to an unarmed robbery on Hillsdale Road at approximately 8:15 p.m.  

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Armed Robbery 8/20/15 SA 15-1-CPB

To:            The Tufts Boston Campus Community
From:       Tufts University Police
Date:        August 20, 2015
Tufts Police recently learned that Boston Police responded to an armed robbery that occurred today at approximately 1:30 p.m. on Knapp Street, near the Boston campus. The victim is a Tufts Medical Center affiliate.
The suspect, who more »

Posted in Safety Alerts, Safety Alerts - Boston

Indecent Exposure 6/30/15 SA15-3-CPM

A Tufts University student reported yesterday that on Saturday, 06/27/15 at approximately 5:30 PM she was walking near campus on Teele Ave when an unknown college age male exposed himself to her.

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Unarmed Robbery 5/16/15 SA15-2-CPM

At about 2:15 am on May, 16, 2015, a visiting Tufts University affiliate reported to the Tufts University Police that he had been robbed (no weapon used) while traveling on foot from Davis Square while on College Ave, in Somerville near the Powder House Rotary.

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Safety Alert – Breaking and Entering

On Friday, April 3, 2015 at approximately 2:43 am the Tufts University Police received a call of a breaking and entering in progress at a house on Winthrop Street near Capen Street in Medford, Ma. The resident, a Tufts student, awoke to a male standing in the entrance to their bedroom.

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Timely Warning – Update on Reported Unarmed Robbery

This message is an update to a timely warning sent on October 28, 2014 regarding an unarmed robbery that was reported to have taken place on October 27, 2014 at about 11:15 p.m. on Packard Avenue at Electric Avenue in Somerville.
A follow up investigation has determined that no crime took place and no more »

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Unarmed Robbery 10/28/14 SA14-5-CPM

This evening, October 28, 2014, a Tufts student reported to the Tufts University Police Department (TUPD) that he was the victim of an unarmed robbery last night, October 27, 2104 at about 11:15 pm. The victim reported while walking from campus on Packard Ave in the area of Electric Avenue in Somerville he was approached more »

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Safety Alert – Recent Property Thefts

Recent Property Thefts
The Tufts University Police Department (TUPD) wants to advise all Tufts community members that thefts of valuable electronic devices – one cell phone and four laptop computers –increased rapidly over this past weekend.
In the most recent incidents reported to police, one cell phone and one laptop were reported stolen more »

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