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Department of Public Safety - Security Alerts
 CRIME ALERT - Assault June 29, 2014

The New York City Police Department reports the assault of an MTA bus driver that occurred on June 29th, 2014 at 5:55 PM on the sidewalk in front of 1130 St. Nicholas Ave (Audubon 3/ICRC). A CCTV review recorded the unidentified male shown below committing the assault. Anyone with additional information or knows the identity of this individual should contact 33 Precinct Detective Anthony Spennichia at (212) 927-3780 or Public Safety Investigations.

Brian Brady, Sr. Investigator, 212-305-3493

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 CRIME ALERT - Attempted Larceny June 17, 2014

On June 17th, 2014 at 9:20 PM in the area of the Black Building (650 W 168 St) scaffolding on Fort Washington Avenue, a non-affiliate reports two males attempted to remove her cable secured bicycle. A CCTV review reveals the two unidentified males shown below, cutting the cable as the owner arrived. The males fled on foot south bound towards W 165 Street. Anyone who knows the identity of these individuals or observes them should contact Public Safety at 212-305-7979 and the undersigned.

Brian Brady, Sr. Investigator, 212-305-3493

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 CRIME ALERT - Criminal Trespass May 30, 2014

On May 30 2014, at 3:23 A.M. the unknown male with a light colored beard in the photos below did attempt to enter several buildings on West 113 Street between Broadway and Amsterdam Ave. by ringing the intercom/bells. He is also seen attempting to gain entry into the building by tampering with the lobby door lock.

Deidre Fuchs, Director of Investigations, 212-854-2054.

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 CRIME ALERT - Robbery June 9, 2014

The New York City Police Department informed Public Safety that on Monday, June 09th, 2014 at 11:30 PM on the northeast corner of W 171 Street and Fort Washington Avenue, a non-affiliate was the victim of a robbery. The victim was walking northbound when an unknown suspect approached from behind and physically removed her I Phone from her right hand. He also attempted to remove her purse, but was unsuccessful. The suspect fled east bound on W 171 Street towards Broadway. Minor injuries were reported by the victim.

Deidre Fuchs, Director of Investigations, 212-854-2054.

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 CRIME ALERT - Criminal Mischief June 8, 2014

On June 8, 2014 at about 1:20 A.M. an unknown male smashed the inner lobby glass door of 526 W. 114 St. A review of CCTV shows the male in the photos below enter 526 W. 113 St. and leave a short time later. A witness to the incident also identified the male in the photos as the male who smashed the glass on the door.

Deidre Fuchs, Director of Investigations, 212-854-2054.

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 CRIME ALERT - Assault - Update June 5, 2014

On June 5, 2014 at about 2 A.M. a fourth victim reported being struck by a BB in the same area. Public Safety is advising pedestrians to avoid lingering in the area, if possible.

On June 4, 2014 at about 10:20 a.m. an affiliate reported that he was injured by a pellet from a BB gun, fired in the vicinity of 3180 Broadway, near W. 125 St. Two additional victims have since come forward, reporting similar injuries to the NYPD, sustained in the same area as the first victim. If anyone has information about these crimes, or the person or persons responsible, please contact the 26 Pct. Detective Squad at 212-678-1351.

Deidre Fuchs, Director of Investigations, 212-854-2054.

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 CRIME ALERT - Bike Larceny June 4 , 2014 - SUSPECT APPREHENDED

On June 04th, 2014 at 2:50 PM in the area of the Hammer Building (701 W 168 St) Haven Avenue bike rack, a CCTV review reveals the unidentified male shown below riding this bike, cut the cable to a lock and removed a bicycle. The same male removed another bicycle secured by cable to building scaffolding at 4:00 PM in front of 83 Haven Avenue. The male was also observed riding in the area of the Black building bike rack. Anyone who knows the identity of this individual or observes him should contact Public Safety at 212-305-7979 and the undersigned.

Deidre Fuchs, Director of Investigations, 212-854-2054.

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 CRIME ALERT - Larceny May 30 , 2014

On May 30 2014, at approximately 9:00 P.M. the unknown male in the photos below did remove property that belonged to an Affiliate from the men's locker room of Dodge Gym. The male did exit the campus via a staircase at West 120 Street and Broadway. If anybody knows who the male is or if he is seen please call Public Safety at 212 854-2797.

Deidre Fuchs, Director of Investigations, 212-854-2054.

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 CRIME ALERT - Larceny June 2, 2014

On June 2, 2014 at approximately 1200 P.M. the unknown male in the photo below did remove property/bike that belonged to an Affiliate from a bike rack on Amsterdam Ave. and West 117 Street. The male is seen walking with the bike northbound on Amsterdam Ave. If anybody knows who the male is or if he is seen, please call Public Safety at 212 854-2797.

Deidre Fuchs, Director of Investigations, 212-854-2054.

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 CRIME ALERT - Armed Robbery May 27, 2014

On May 27, 2014 at 1:50 a.m. as a student was walking home, she was the victim of an armed robbery on the corner of W. 120 St and Claremont Ave. The suspect, armed with a handgun, approached the victim from behind and threw her to the ground. He stole her property and fled from the scene in a late model four door Jeep, driven by an accomplice. The victim provided the following description of the suspect: male, black, dark complexion, thin build, 5'6", dressed in dark clothing, dark baseball hat, armed with a gun.

Deidre Fuchs, Director of Investigations, 212-854-2054.

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 CRIME ALERT - Larceny May 05, 2014

On May 5, 2014 at about 9:35 hours an affiliate reports the theft her property from a Classroom on the 6th floor of the Columbia School. The person in the photos below was observed on CCTV entering the Columbia School just prior to the theft and leaving a short time later. The male was also observed by the complainant outside the 6th. floor classroom just prior to the theft. Columbia University Public Safety is looking to identify the person shown in photos below.

Deidre Fuchs, Director of Investigations, 212-854-2054.

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 CRIME ALERT - Sexual Assault May 02, 2014

On Friday May 2nd, 2014 at approximately 4 A.M., a Columbia University Affiliate was the victim of a sexual assault. The victim states that, while traveling in livery cab on Riverside Drive, the driver did pull the cab over and sexually assaulted her. The victim describes the perpetrator as a Male/50’s/Gray hair/ beard. The below vehicle was used during the commission of this crime.

Deidre Fuchs, Director of Investigations, 212-854-2054.

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 CRIME ALERT - Bike Larceny April 27, 2014

On April 27, 2014 at 12:28 p.m., the male shown in the photo, stole a bicycle that had been parked in front of 435 w. 116 Street.

Deidre Fuchs, Director of Investigations, 212-854-2054.

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 CRIME ALERT - Bike Larceny April 22, 2014

On April 22, 2014 at about 3:30 P.M. the male in the photos below did cut a bike lock at Post 10 - 116th and Broadway and did remove a bike from the bike rack that belonged to a Non-Affiliate. The male in the photos below is a known PNG/Bike Thief, if seen call 911 and Public Safety.

Deidre Fuchs, Director of Investigations, 212-854-2054.

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 CRIME ALERT - Larceny March 24, 2014

On March 24, 2014, between 4:40 PM and 4:45 PM an affiliate had her property removed from an Office in Low Library. A witness did observe the male in the photos below enter an office and remove property that did not belong to him. The male did exit the building after the theft.

Deidre Fuchs, Director of Investigations, 212-854-2054.

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 CRIME ALERT - Larceny March 1, 2014

On March 1, 2014 at about 1:15 P.M. two affiliates had their property removed from areas on the second floor of Lerner Hall. A review of CCTV shows the male in the photos below in the area at the time and one complainant identified the bag the male is seen leaving Lerner Hall with as his bag. CCTV also shows the male leave Lerner Hall and enters the Subway at W. 116 St. and Broadway.

Deidre Fuchs, Director of Investigations, 212-854-2054.

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 CRIME ALERT - Robbery February 25, 2014

The New York City Police Department informed Public Safety that on Tuesday, February 25th, 2014 at 9:45 PM in the vicinity of W 170 Street and Fort Washington Avenue, an affiliate was the victim of a robbery as he was walking west towards Broadway. The unknown suspect grabbed him from behind, placed a sharp object to his neck and demanded his wallet and cellphone. The victim complied and the male fled south on Fort Washington Avenue. No injuries were reported by the victim.

The victim described the suspect as; Male / Dark Complexion 5'10", wearing a grey hooded jacket.

Deidre Fuchs, Director of Investigations, 212-854-2054.

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 CRIME ALERT - Larceny February 24, 2014

On February 24, 2014 at about 8:30 A.M. unattended property was removed from Schermerhorn room 312. The complainant did observe the below male leaving with property. The male returned knapsack and fled with laptop. Public Safety is looking to identify the male in the photo.

Deidre Fuchs, Director of Investigations, 212-854-2054.

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 CRIME ALERT - Robbery February 6, 2014

On February 6, 2014 at about 2:10 p.m., two students were the victim of a gunpoint robbery in Morningside Park. Public Safety has reviewed video in the area and is looking to identify the male shown in the photos below. The male follows the victims into Morningside Park. It is believed that this person may have valuable information about this crime. If you have any information concerning the identity of this male, contact the undersigned or the 26th Pct. Detective Squad at 212-678-1351.

Deidre Fuchs, Director of Investigations, 212-854-2054.

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 CRIME ALERT - Larceny February 1, 2014

On February 1, 2014 at about 2:45 PM two affiliates had their property removed from the Party Space in Lerner Hall by an unknown person. CCTV shows the male in the photos below enter the Party Space and leave with the affiliate’s property.

Deidre Fuchs, Director of Investigations, 212-854-2054.

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 CRIME ALERT - Larceny January 19, 2014

On January 19, 2014 at about 12:02 P.M. a non affiliate had his bag containing property removed from a table in Café 212 in Lerner Hall. A review of CCTV shows the male in the photos below remove the bag without permission or authority to do so. CCTV also shows the male leave Lerner Hall and head south on Broadway.

Deidre Fuchs, Director of Investigations, 212-854-2054.

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 CRIME ALERT - Robbery January 15, 2014 - SUSPECT APPREHENDED

On January 15, 2014 at about 6:40 P.M. a non affiliate female entered Morningside Park at W. 116 St. just behind a male who confronted her at the bottom of the Park steps. When approached by the male the victim was threatened and told to give up her belongings. The victim handed over her I Phone and $10.00 USC to the male who then fled east into the Park. A review of CCTV reveals the suspect below.

Deidre Fuchs, Director of Investigations, 212-854-2054.

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 CRIME ALERT - Larceny January 13, 2014

On January 13, 2014 at about 5 P.M. an unidentified person entered an office on the 6th. floor of Dodge Hall and removed property belonging to an affiliate. The person in the photo below was observed in the area by the affiliate at the time of the theft. The person was also observed on CCTV on other floors in the building going in and out of rooms. Columbia University Public Safety is looking to identify the person shown in photo below.

Deidre Fuchs, Director of Investigations, 212-854-2054.

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