Category Archives: Safety Alerts – 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 »

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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 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 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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