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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: 15-NOV-2017 04:06:00 PMMessage ID: 161794

To the Yale Community,


I write to let you know that a robbery occurred today on Whitney Avenue near Cottage Street at 2:55 pm. A male pressed an object into the back of a graduate student and demanded his briefcase. No injuries were reported and the New Haven police are investigating.


If you have any information regarding this incident, please call the Yale Police at (203) 432-4400 or send an anonymous text tip through our Bulldog Mobile (LiveSafe) app. To register for Bulldog Mobile please visit http://your.yale.edu/community/public-safety/campus-safety-services/bulldog-mobile-livesafe-app. For more crime prevention and safety tips please visit http://your.yale.edu/community/public-safety/safety-tips.

The Yale Police provide services and information for crime victims which can be accessed by calling (203) 432-4400.




Ronnell A. Higgins

Director of Public Safety and Chief


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