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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: 10-SEP-2018 08:17:00 PMMessage ID: 172264

To the Yale Community, 

I write to let you know that a robbery occurred at 6:15 pm this evening in front of the Hotel Duncan, 1151 Chapel Street. A member of the Yale Community was approached by a man who asked for a cigarette. The man subsequently cut the bag strap on the community member's shoulder bag and fled with the bag.  No physical injuries were reported. Witnesses provided information assisting the police in investigating this incident and the New Haven police are investigating.

Click here to view the incident's location.

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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