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To:            The Tufts Boston Campus Community

From:       Tufts University Police

Date:        August 20, 2015

Tufts Police recently learned that Boston Police responded to an armed robbery that occurred today at approximately 1:30 p.m. on Knapp Street, near the Boston campus. The victim is a Tufts Medical Center affiliate.

The suspect, who fled in an unknown direction, is described as follows: black male, about 5’7” in height, curly hair, approximately 30 years of age and believed to have been armed with a handgun.

Boston Police searched the surrounding area.  The suspect has not been apprehended or identified.


If you have any information on the above incident, please contact the Tufts Police as soon as possible at X66610 (617-636-6610 from off-campus or cell phone).

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