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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: 25-JUN-2013 06:16:00 PMMessage ID: 94134

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  To the Yale Community,

I write to let you know that a purse snatch occurred on Canner street near Loomis Place at approximately 5:10 PM. (Click here to view the incident's location.) The victim, who is a  Yale faculty member, was walking west on Canner St. when she was approached by a male who grabbed her purse and fled the area east on Canner St. 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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