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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: 09-SEP-2018 01:07:00 PMMessage ID: 172250

To the Yale Community, 

I write to let you know of an attempted robbery that occurred this morning on Webster Street between Dixwell Avenue and Ashmun Street at approximately 11:49 am. A member of the Yale Community was walking when he was approached from behind by two unknown individuals. The victim was threatened with a handgun. He fell to the ground and the assailants fled.  No physical injuries were reported. New Haven Police are investigating and Yale Police are increasing patrols in the area.

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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 of Police

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