To the Yale Community,
The Yale police have learned this evening of a robbery that occurred earlier today. A medical student, walking alone back to campus from the train station, was approached by three teenaged males at Church Street South between Columbus and Amistad at approximately 1:30 PM (Click here to view the incident's location). The three males indicated they had a knife and robbed the victim of cash and a cell phone. No injuries were reported and the Yale Police are investigating.
If you have any information about this incident or should observe any suspicious activity, please call the Yale police at 203-432-4400 or text your anonymous tip to 67283; begin the stream with yaletip.
At this time of year, in particular, many students and faculty are returning to campus from the train station. Please let this message serve as a reminder to take a cab, a city bus, or the Yale shuttle back to campus, or walk with a group. Be aware of your surroundings at all times. As a general safety precaution, avoid displaying valuables, including cash, cell phones and other portable electronic devices. It is also a good idea to note the location of emergency Blue Phones along your route. Make use of security services, including shuttle services and door-to-door rides at night, by calling 203-432-9255.
The Yale Police also provide services and information for victims of crimes, which you may access by calling 203-432-4400.
Ronnell A. Higgins, Chief of Police
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