Category Archives: Safety Alerts

Timely Warning: Attempted Unarmed Robbery Near Medford/Somerville Campus

On Sunday 4/2/17 at about 1:54 a.m., a Tufts student called TUPD and reported that about 20 minutes earlier two males had attempted to take his backpack while walking on Warner St. by Pearson Rd. in Somerville. The victim stated that two males approached him from behind and one of the males grabbed and pulled more »

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Timely Warning RE: an Armed Robbery near the Boston Health Sciences Campus

At approximately 2:40 AM on Saturday, February 25, 2017, Boston Police received a report of an armed robbery that had occurred in the area of 230 Harrison Avenue.  The victim, who is unaffiliated with the university, reported while walking on Harrison Ave he was approached by a male who displayed a knife and more »

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Timely warning, Breaking and Entering Near Medford/Somerville Campus

On Friday, February 17, 2017 at approximately 5:30 am the Tufts University  Police received a call of a breaking and entering at a house on Dearborn Ro ad in Somerville, MA. Tufts students, awakened to find a male in their basement apartment.  The victims believe that the suspect entered through an unlocked back door. When more »

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Timely Warning RE: an Unarmed Robbery near the Boston Health Sciences Campus

At about 7:45 PM on Thursday, February16, 2017, a Tufts graduate student reported to the Tufts University Police Department that he had been the victim of an unarmed robbery.  He related that about 15 minutes earlier, while walking on Oak Street between Washington Street and Harrison Avenue, he was approached by a male who asked more »

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Timely Warning: Reported armed robbery in the area of 86 Harrison Ave, near the Boston Health Sciences campus.

The following Timely Warning was sent to the Boston Health Sciences re: an armed robbery this morning.   

At approximately 8:50 AM on Saturday, January 21, 2017, the Tufts University Police and the Boston Police responded to a report of an armed robbery in the area of 86 Harrison Avenue, a more »

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Timely Warning-Armed Robbery Near Boston Health Sciences Campus

Reported armed robbery near the Boston Health Sciences campus, on Harrison Ave and Oak Street.
At approximately 7:59 PM on Friday, January 20, 2017 The Tufts University Police and the Boston Police responded to a report of an armed robbery at the intersection of Oak street and Harrison Avenue. The victim reported that two more »

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Safety Advisory – Recent Criminal Activity Boston Health Sciences Campus

Dear Tufts Community,
Over the last several weeks, there has been an increase in reported robberies and larcenies in the immediate area of the Tufts University Health Sciences campus, some of which have involved cell phones being snatched from victims. The incidents have occurred in the afternoon/early evening and early morning hours in the more »

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Safety Advisory – Larceny From A Person, Oak Street, Boston health sciences campus

Dear members of the Tufts community:
At about 9:59 PM on Wednesday, January 4, 2017, a Tufts Dental student’s cell phone was taken from her while she was walking on Oak Street, between Washington St. and Harrison Ave in Boston. The suspect, travelling on a bicycle, approached the victim and removed the telephone from more »

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Timely Warning – Breaking & Entering on College Avenue, Somerville

On Friday, December 16, 2016 at approximately 11:20 pm the Tufts University Police received a call of a breaking and entering at a house on College Avenue in Somerville, Ma. The resident, a Tufts student, encountered a male on the third floor of their house. The suspect entered through a third floor unlocked window off more »

Posted in Safety Alerts, Safety Alerts - Medford, Timely Warnings, Timely Warnings - Medford/Somerville

Timely warning – unarmed robbery, Tufts Boston Health Sciences campus

At about 6:40 PM on Sunday, November 27, 2016, a Tufts student’s cell phone was taken from her while she stood on the corner of Kneeland Street and Harrison Ave in Boston. The suspect approached the victim and removed the telephone from the victim’s hand and fled on foot down Kneeland Street in the direction of South Station. No weapon was used or shown. The victim then notified the Tufts University and Boston Police Departments. more »

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