Category Archives: Safety Alerts

Timely Warning: Indecent Assault and Battery-Curtis Street Somerville

Please be advised this warning may be very unsettling and triggering.
A Tufts University Student reported to Tufts Police on December 10, 2017 that at approximately 12:15 AM,  while walking near campus, a male had followed her on to her front porch. When the student turned around the male indecently touched her. The male more »

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

Timely Warning – Armed Robbery in Davis Sq. area

On December 2, 2017 at approximately 0100 Hours, the Tufts University Police were notified by the Somerville Police of a reported armed robbery in Davis Square. The victim who is not affiliated with the university reported that three males approached her, one suspect displayed a handgun and took her pocketbook. The suspects fled in a more »

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

Timely Warning – near the SMFA Campus

At approximately 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday November 28, 2017, Tufts Police were informed of an incident that occurred in Evans Way Park.The incident involved 2 non-Tufts affiliates. The victims were assaulted and one of the victims was robbed of their back pack.

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

Safety Advisory from Boston Police Commissioner William Evans – Phone Extortion Scam

A Message to Boston’s College and University Students from Boston Police Commissioner William Evans
BPD Community Alert: After Recent Incidents, BPD Warns Student Community of Ongoing Phone Extortion Scam
The Boston Police Department is advising Boston area college and university students and their families to be aware of an ongoing phone extortion scam. more »

Posted in Crime Advisory, Safety Alerts - Boston, Safety Alerts - Grafton, Safety Alerts - Medford

Timely Warning, Threats Statements, 75 Kneeland Street

Today we received a report from the Tufts Medical Center (TMC) Public Safety Department of an incident that occurred this morning at 75 Kneeland Street.  A TMC employee reported being followed by an unknown male into the building and on to the elevator.  While being followed, the victim was threatened by the suspect, and after more »

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Timely Warning, Unarmed Robbery Near Boston Health Sciences Campus

At approximately 11:00am on Wednesday, August 2, 2017, a non-Tufts affiliated individual’s cell phone was taken from her while she was walking on Kneeland Street at the corner of Harrison Ave in Boston.  The suspect, travelling on foot, approached the victim and removed the cell phone from the victim’s hand.  The subject then fled on more »

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Timely Warning: Shooting near the Boston health sciences campus

At about 2:30 AM on Saturday, May 27, 2017, the Boston Police responded to a report of a person shot at 66 Hudson Street, located two streets east of the Tufts University Health Science campus.  The victim, who is non-Tufts affiliated, was injured and transported to a local healthcare facility for treatment.  The subject fled more »

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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 »

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

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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