To the Yale Community:
I write to let you know that a robbery occurred this evening at Mansfield and Compton Streets at approximately 8:30 PM (Click here to view the incident's location). The victim, who is not a member of the Yale community, was walking while wearing headphones when he was approached from behind by a male who hit him and robbed him of his wallet. Minor injuries were reported and the New Haven Police are investigating.
If you have any information about this incident or should observe any suspicious activity, please call the Yale Police at 203-432-4400 or text your anonymous tip to 67283, begin the stream with yaletip.
As a reminder, it is important to be aware of your surroundings at all times, walk with others when possible in well-lighted areas, avoid displaying valuables, note the location of emergency Blue Phones, and 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.
Ronnell A. Higgins, Chief of Police
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