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 Nov. 17. The official log is located at 1033 Massachusetts Ave., sixth floor, and is available online at

Nov. 13: An ID card was stolen at the Hemenway Gymnasium. At 50 Church St., an Apple computer monitor was stolen.

Nov. 14: At Buckingham House, officers were dispatched to a report of paint-filled eggs broken against the side of the building. There was also paint on the ground, walkway, and bushes. An officer was dispatched to 1613 Massachusetts Ave. to assist the Cambridge Police Department (CPD) in a report of graffiti on the left side of the building. The reporting party also stated that the building was broken into and money was stolen. An unwanted guest was sent on their way at Vanderbilt Hall. Officers were dispatched to take a report of an assault at Holyoke Place where an individual was approached and punched in the face by an unknown individual who then left the area. At Currier House, officers were dispatched to the report of an individual who entered a resident’s room, laid down next to an individual in bed and engaged the person in conversation. The resident asked the individual to leave multiple times, and when the individual would not, the resident forced the individual to leave. Officers searched for the individual and located them entering another room. Upon further investigation, officers learned the individual had entered a third room and was placed under arrest, charged with assault and battery, and charged with breaking and entering in the nighttime.

Nov. 15: At the Taubman Center, an officer was dispatched to a report of a metal hood vent that fell from the roof onto the ground. The officer also reported that a second vent located above the West stairs was also loose. At Bright Hockey Center, five individuals consuming alcohol were removed from the area.

Nov. 16: An unattended purse containing credit cards, a passport, and cell phone was reported stolen at Lehman Hall.

Nov. 17: At the Museum of Natural History, $80 of unattended unsecured cash was stolen. At Jarvis and Everett streets, officers assisted the CPD in placing an individual under arrest.