At about 2:53 p.m. today, TUPD received a call from a student reporting that they observed a male walking down Professor’s Row with what appeared to be the butt of a gun inside his open jacket. The reporting party described the male as white, college age, approximately 5-5, wearing a black zip-up jacket with a hood. He was last seen travelling towards College Avenue.
TUPD Officers were quick to arrive on scene to meet the reporting party and conducted a search of the area. During the search they did not observe anyone matching the description. As of the time of this message, the unknown male has not been identified and it has not been confirmed that he was in possession of a firearm. TUPD is actively patrolling the area and continuing to investigate the report. As per protocol, the Medford and Somerville Police were notified.
If anyone has any additional information regarding this incident, please contact the Tufts Police at 617-627-3030. Thank you.