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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: 24-AUG-2014 02:30:00 AMMessage ID: 109912

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To the Yale Community,

I write to let you know that a robbery occurred early this morning in the area of York Street and South Frontage Road at approximately 12:30 AM (Click here to view the incident's location). The victim, who is not a member of the Yale community, was approached by three males, one of whom displayed a handgun and robbed the victim of his wallet and cell phone. No injuries were reported and the New Haven police are investigating.

If you have any information about this incident 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 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.

Sincerely,

Ronnell A. Higgins, Chief of Police

 

 

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