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

Feb. 12: A MacBook laptop was stolen from Conant Lab. At Gund Hall, officers were dispatched to a report of a suspicious individual in the building. Upon arrival, one of the officers located the individual, who was intoxicated, and placed the individual under arrest for trespassing. An unattended Calvin Klein coat containing a key and ID card was stolen from Pforzheimer House Dining Hall.

Feb. 13: Officers were dispatched to Peabody Terrace to take a report of a suspicious individual at the bicycle racks. Officers arrived and observed the individual attempting to cut the lock off of a bike. Officers conducted a field interview with the individual, who was then issued a trespass warning for all Harvard University property. At Holden Green, three individuals were reported attempting to steal a bike. Officers searched the area for the individuals with negative results.

Feb. 14: An officer was dispatched to the Harvard Business School parking lot where a vehicle door was scratched when a parking sign blew into the street and hit the vehicle. Officers responded to a report of an armed robbery on Plympton Street. Officers located the individual who was placed under arrest by the Cambridge Police Department.

Feb. 15: At Thayer Hall North, an officer was dispatched to take a report of a damaged window. The reporting individual informed the officer that an unknown object from the outside had broken their lower left windowpane. Facilities Maintenance Operations replaced the window.

Feb. 16: A bicycle was stolen from Mallinckrodt Lab. At Bauer Life Sciences Building, officers were dispatched to take a report of five individuals attempting to steal bicycles from the racks. Officers located the individuals and instructed them to get off the bicycles. The individuals then fled the area. One of the four was later located and a field interview was conducted. The individual was checked for warrants with negative results and issued a trespass warning for all Harvard University property. The bicycle was confiscated.