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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 by two males. One of the males grabbed the front of his shirt and demanded that he hand over his cell phone, laptop and wallet, which he did. The males fled eastbound, on Electric Avenue toward Mason Street on foot. The victim was not physically injured. The Somerville Police were notified of the incident and are investigating.

The victim described the male suspects as follows:

Suspect 1: male, dark skinned, mid-twenties, about five feet, nine inches tall with a stocky to athletic build, short hair and some light facial hair, wearing a dark colored hooded sweatshirt and dark blue or black pants.

Suspect 2: male, light complexion, mid-twenties, about six feet, one inch tall, slim build, wearing a light colored hooded sweatshirt and dark cargo style pants.


* Report any suspicious person(s) or circumstances to the Tufts Police immediately at X66911 (617-627-6911 from off-campus or a cell phone) or dial 911 for the local police.

* Utilize the GoSafe service by calling Tufts Police at X73030 (617-627-3030 from off-campus or cell phone).

* Program the Tufts Police into your cell phone so you will be prepared in an emergency (617-627-6911).

* If you have any information regarding the above incident, please contact the Tufts Police as soon as possible at X73030 (617) 627-3030 from off-campus or a cell phone) or call the Somerville Police at 617-625-1600.