On Nov. 13, at approximately 3:30 p.m., Harvard University Police Department (HUPD) officers responded to Cambridge Rindge and Latin High School to take a report of an unarmed robbery that occurred in the Yard approximately 30 minutes prior. The victim, a Cambridge Rindge and Latin High School student, stated that while walking through the Yard he was approached by three black males and one black female of high school age. One of the suspects held the victim in a headlock while the other suspects went through the victim’s pockets and removed his wallet. The suspects then fled the area. The victim returned to school to report the crime, and at that time HUPD responded to take the report.
On Nov. 14, at approximately 3:30 p.m., officers responded to the Weld Hall substation to take a report of an unarmed robbery that had just occurred in the Yard. The victim, a Harvard undergraduate, stated that when he was walking through the Yard adjacent to Widener Library he was approached by five black males of high school age. One of the suspects asked the victim if he had any money and demanded to see the victim’s pockets. The victim stated that he had no money, at which time one of the suspects demanded that the victim give him all his money. The victim once again stated that he had no money, at which time the suspect stated that he had a gun and threatened to shoot the victim. At no time was a firearm displayed.
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