Category Archives: Safety Alerts

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 »

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

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 »

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

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 »

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