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 Feb. 9. The official log is located at 1033 Massachusetts Ave., sixth floor, and is available online at

Feb. 5: Officers were dispatched to Jefferson Laboratory to take a report of a vehicle with a broken window. At Linnaean and Raymond streets, officers assisted the Cambridge Police Department (CPD) in searching the area after an alleged gunshot was heard.

Feb. 6: Officers assisted the CPD with an altercation involving a knife at Winthrop and Dunster streets. At the James Bryant Conant Laboratory, officers were dispatched to take a report of an unattended Lenovo laptop.

Feb. 7: HUPD officers assisted the CPD at 14 Mason St. on a report of a theft in progress involving a parked motor vehicle.

Feb. 8: At Pforzheimer House an officer was approached to take a theft report of two black North Face coats, a Coach wallet with contents valued at $100, and a men’s wallet with contents valued at $40 during a function in the dining hall. The men’s wallet was recovered containing its contents. A broken first-floor window was reported at University Hall.

Feb. 9: At 55 Bow St., officers were dispatched on a report of a small fire in the street in front of Adams House. The Cambridge Fire Department responded and extinguished the fire, which consisted of phonebooks, paper, and trash. An officer was dispatched to the Winthrop House dining hall to take a report of a theft. The reporting party stated that their wallet, which was left on a tray, was missing a Charlie Card and $80-100 in cash. Officers were dispatched to a report of suspicious activity in the courtyard of 20 Prescott St. Upon officer arrival, four individuals were apprehended attempting to flee the area. After being checked for warrants with negative results, each was issued a trespass warning for all Harvard University property.