Category Archives: Safety Alerts – Medford
On Friday, April 3, 2015 at approximately 2:43 am the Tufts University Police received a call of a breaking and entering in progress at a house on Winthrop Street near Capen Street in Medford, Ma. The resident, a Tufts student, awoke to a male standing in the entrance to their bedroom.
This message is an update to a timely warning sent on October 28, 2014 regarding an unarmed robbery that was reported to have taken place on October 27, 2014 at about 11:15 p.m. on Packard Avenue at Electric Avenue in Somerville.
A follow up investigation has determined that no crime took place and no … » read
This evening, October 28, 2014, a Tufts student reported to the Tufts University Police Department (TUPD) that he was the victim of an unarmed robbery last night, October 27, 2104 at about 11:15 pm. The victim reported while walking from campus on Packard Ave in the area of Electric Avenue in Somerville he was approached … » read
Update on Fraudulent Telephone Calls
Monday February 2, 2105
This is a joint message from Tufts Technology Services (TTS) and Tufts University Police Department (TUPD) with information on fraudulent telephone calls targeting members of the Tufts community.
As noted in previous advisories, members of the Tufts community are again receiving … » read
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
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.
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
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.
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
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