Category Archives: Safety Alerts – Medford

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: 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, 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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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 »

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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 »

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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.

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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