Campus & Community

Police reports

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

May 3: A briefcase that contained credit cards and a passport was reported stolen from Andover-Harvard Theological Library.

May 4: Officers were dispatched to reports of small fires outside 20 Oxford St. and the Holyoke Center. In both instances, the Cambridge Fire Department informed the officers that a discarded cigarette might have caused the fires. No property damage was reported. An officer was dispatched to Currier House to take a report of a water fountain and pictures that were ripped from the wall and damaged.

May 5: A bicycle tire was reported stolen from Canaday Hall. A bicycle was reported stolen from the Goldenson Building. A book bag containing a book and a laptop computer was reported stolen from Loeb Drama Center.

May 6: An officer was dispatched to take a report of an indecent assault in the Yard dorms. Officers were dispatched to the New Research Building on a report of an individual that had harassed and forcefully grabbed the wrist of another individual. The assaulting individual was arrested for domestic assault and battery and issued a trespass warning for all University property. Officers were dispatched to Quincy House on a report of an individual waving a knife and threatening people. When the officers arrived, they observed the individual running down the stairs toward Peabody Terrace but were unable to locate the individual. Officers conducted a search of the building and located the individual sitting on the floor of a room with a knife. Officers placed the individual under arrest with four counts of assault with a dangerous weapon and breaking and entering with intent to commit a felony.

May 7: An officer was dispatched to Gordon McKay lab to take a theft report of 60 grams of palladium valued at $300, 50 grams of titanium valued at $200, 6 grams of platinum valued at $500, 100 grams of silver valued at $20, and 40 grams of gold valued at $700. An unattended cell phone was reported stolen from the Spangler Center.