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Police reports

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Following are some of the incidents reported to the Harvard University Police Department (HUPD) for the week ending Feb. 7. The official log is located at 1033 Massachusetts Ave., sixth floor.

Feb. 2: At University Health Services, an officer took a report of harassment via e-mail by a known individual. Officers were dispatched to Cabot House on a report of a male in the third-floor women’s room. Suspect was described as a dark-skinned white or Hispanic male in his 20s, wearing dark-blue jeans, an olive-green hooded sweatshirt, and a blue bandana around his face. The suspect fled the building to Walker Street. A check of the area proved negative. At Garden and Mason streets, HUPD units assisted in the apprehension and arrest of three suspects wanted in connection with a shooting that occurred earlier in the day in East Cambridge.

Feb. 3: A suspicious letter was reported at Hastings Hall. A purse was reported stolen at the Dental School.

Feb. 4: An officer was dispatched to Andover-Harvard Theological Library to take a report of cash taken from a purse. An officer was dispatched to Wigglesworth Hall on a report of a suspicious individual at the bike rack. The subject was stopped, identified, and taken into custody for trespassing. A painting was reported stolen at Lehman Hall.

Feb. 6: Officers were dispatched to Morgan Hall on a report of a powdery substance from the mail. Department of Environmental Health and Safety and the Boston Fire Department (BFD) responded. After investigating, the BFD deemed no safety hazard was present. A sweater was reported stolen at the Warren Alpert Building. A handbag was reported stolen at the Landmark Center. A wallet was reported stolen at William James Hall.

Feb. 7: Officers were dispatched to 29 Garden St. on a report of a kitchen drawer that had been broken into. Windows were reported broken at Weld Hall. Officers were dispatched to Widener Library on a report of a shot fired. HUPD Communications received a call from Sprint Relay, which processes calls from the Internet via TTY phones. After a thorough check, officers were unable to find anything in the area of Widener Library. HUPD was unable to obtain caller information through Sprint.

Since Feb. 2, two laptops and two LCD projectors have been reported stolen.