Category Archives: Safety Alerts

Crime Advisory – Telephone Scam

Update on Fraudulent Telephone Calls
Monday, October 20, 2014
This is a joint message from Tufts Technology Services (TTS) and Tufts University Police Department (TUPD) with additional information on fraudulent telephone calls targeting members of the Tufts community.
Background
As noted in the advisory sent Friday, October 17, 2014, members of … » read

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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 … » read

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Indecent Assault and Battery 9/4/14 SA14-2-CPB

On September 4, 2014 at approximately 1:30 p.m. Tufts Police learned that a Tufts affiliate was the victim of an Indecent Assault and Battery on Kneeland Street at the intersection of Washington Street in Boston.

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Assault and Battery 5/21/14 SA14-4-CPM

On May 21, 2014 at approximately 1:00 a.m. a male student reported to Tufts Police that he had been assaulted on Dearborn Road.

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Attempted Unarmed Robbery 5/14/2014 SA14-1-CPB

On May 14, 2014 at approximately 11:30 a.m. during a patrol of campus, Tufts Police learned from the Boston Police that a non-Tufts affiliated woman was the victim of an attempted unarmed robbery on Kneeland Street at Harrison Avenue in Boston. 

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Aggravated Assault 4/14/14 SA14-3-CPM

On April 14, 2014 at approximately 4:00 a.m. Tufts Police learned from Medford Police that a non-Tufts affiliated male was the victim of an aggravated assault on Capen Street at Winthrop Street in Medford. The victim stated he was visiting with another person at a house on Capen Street when he reports being stabbed by … » read

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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.

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Armed Robbery 03/31/14 SA14-1-CPM

The Tufts police learned from the Somerville police that just before 5:00 am this morning, March 31, 2014, they were notified of report an armed robbery that had just occurred in Davis Square near Day Street. The female victim reported that the suspect approached her as she exited a cab and showed a handgun, demanding … » read

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Armed Robbery 11/11/13 SA13-12-CPM

Update**
The Medford Police Department made an arrest on November 15, 2013 of a suspect in a robbery which occurred on Monday, November 11, 2013 at 356 Boston Avenue (see original Alert below). The suspect, who is a non-Tufts affiliated, local resident, will be charged with the Armed Robbery and it is anticipated that other … » read

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Unarmed Robbery 9/29/13 SA13-11-CPM

This evening, Sunday, September 29, 2013, Tufts University Police spoke with a student who reported being the victim of an unarmed robbery that occurred on Wareham Street in Medford, Ma. at approximately 2:30 am on Sunday, September 29, 2013.  The victim was walking home and while walking on Wareham Street the suspect came up from behind … » read

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