Campus & Community

Unarmed robbery on Garden Street

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On March 20 at approximately 7:45 p.m., a graduate student was the victim of an unarmed robbery on Garden Street near the Cambridge Common. The victim was approached by six youths (five males, one female). He was pushed to the ground where he was punched and kicked by the group. One of the suspects took the victim’s wallet and removed one credit card. The suspects then fled in the direction of Harvard Square. The victim believes that the group had followed him from the Harvard Square MBTA stop.

The victim was unable to provide any detailed descriptions of the suspects. If anyone has any information regarding this incident, please contact the Cambridge Police Department, Criminal Investigation Unit, at (617) 349-3370.

The Harvard University Police Department (HUPD) reminds members of the University community to be aware of your surroundings at all times. Whenever possible, students, faculty, and staff should utilize shuttle bus service and the walking escort. If you observe any suspicious activity, please notify the HUPD at (617) 495-1212.