Category Archives: Safety Alerts

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 »

Posted in Safety Alerts, Safety Alerts - Boston, Timely Warnings, Timely Warnings - Boston

Safety Advisory – Attempted Unarmed Robbery near the Boston-SMFA campus

To:      The Tufts Community
From:  Tufts Police
Date:   October 11, 2016
The Tufts Police learned today from the Boston Police of an attempted unarmed robbery that occurred near the Boston-SMFA campus  on October 7, 2016 at approximately 7:50pm.  The victim, a non Tufts affiliate, reported that 3 male suspects approached him while walking on more »

Posted in Safety Alerts, Safety Alerts - Boston

Safety Advisory – Boston Police Community Alert, Mission Hill Area near SMFA Campus

To:                 The Tufts Community – SMFA – Boston Campus 
From:             Tufts University Police Department (TUPD) 
Date:              October 9, 2016 
Dear Tufts SMFA Boston campus community members: 
The Boston Police have issued a community alert for the Mission Hill area.  TUPD is passing on this alert in its entirety so that more »

Posted in Safety Alerts, Safety Alerts - Boston

Timely Warning – Assault, Dangerous Weapon / Assault & Battery at College and Boston Avenues

On October 8, 2016 at about 1:35 a.m. a Tufts student reported to Tufts Police that he had been assaulted  at the intersection of Boston Ave and College Ave. The victim stated he was walking on College Ave with more »

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

Safety Advisory – Breaking and Entering 08-27-2016

On Saturday, August 27, 2016 at approximately 5:40 a.m., 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, awoke to find a male standing in their bedroom.

Posted in Safety Alerts, Safety Alerts - Medford

Safety Advisory – Indecent Exposure Incident Near the Medford Campus

On Tuesday, June 14, 2016, a Tufts University student reported that she was walking near the Tufts soccer field on College Avenue at approximately 2pm when she observed an unknown male exposing himself in a parked vehicle. The student said that at the time of the incident the suspect was sitting in an older model more »

Posted in Safety Alerts, Safety Alerts - Medford

Timely warning – Armed Robbery/Assault and Battery Dangerous Weapon

At about 11:00p.m. on Friday, June 3, 2016 TUPD received a report of an attempted robbery and assault and battery dangerous weapon (knife) incident that originated on College Avenue near the Cousens Gym Complex. The incident involved three male suspects who chased the victim through the Cousens Lot and assaulted him with a knife while more »

Posted in Safety Alerts, Safety Alerts - Medford

Indecent Exposure 5/14/16 SA16-4-CPM

On Saturday, May 14, 2016 at about 4:30 PM a Tufts University student reported that she was walking near campus on College Avenue when she observed an unknown male exposing himself in a parked vehicle. The student said that at the time of the incident the suspect was sitting in a black SUV parked on more »

Posted in Safety Alerts, Safety Alerts - Medford

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 »

Posted in Safety Alerts, Safety Alerts - Medford

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 »

Posted in Safety Alerts, Safety Alerts - Medford