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Yale Police - Chief's Messages - Message Detail
To: All Faculty, Staff and Students
From: Chief Ronnell A. Higgins
Summary: Message from Chief Ronnell Higgins
Date: 16-JUL-2014 03:00:00 AMMessage ID: 108928


To the Yale Community,

I write to let you know that a robbery occurred early this morning in the area of Chapel and High Streets at approximately 1:30 AM. The victim, who is not a member of the Yale community, was approached by two males who assaulted him and robbed him of his wallet and cell phone. No injuries were reported and the New Haven police are investigating.

In an unrelated incident the New Haven police are also investigating a robbery that occurred in a private parking lot located at Park and George Streets Monday night at around 11:00 PM.  The victim, a medical resident, was walking to his car when he was approached by a male and female who robbed him of cash and car keys and ultimately drove off in the victim’s car.  No weapon was displayed and fortunately the victim was not injured.  Yale police recovered the victim’s car earlier this evening,

If you have any information about either of these incidents please call the Yale police at 203-432-4400 or text your anonymous tip to 67283; begin the stream with yaletip. 

As a general reminder, it is important to be aware of your surroundings at all times, and to walk or jog with others when possible, in well-populated and well-lit areas. Avoid displaying valuables, including cash and 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 security escorts, by calling 203-432-9255.

The Yale Police provides services and information for victims of crimes: call 203-432-4400.


Ronnell A. Higgins, Chief of Police



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