Message Detail

To: All Faculty, Staff and Students
From: Chief Ronnell A. Higgins
Summary: Message from Chief Ronnell Higgins
Date: 13-APR-2012 08:24:00 PM Message ID: 77816

To the Yale Community:

I write to let you know that a robbery occurred this evening in the area of Chapel and Park Streets at around 6:30 (Click here to view the incident's location).    The victim, who is not a member of the Yale community, was approached by a male who displayed a handgun and robbed him of his wallet.  No injuries were reported and the New Haven Police are investigating.   


If you have any information about this incident or should observe any suspicious activity, please call the Yale Police at 203-432-4400 or text your anonymous tip to 67283, begin the stream with yaletip. 


As a general reminder, please be aware of your surroundings at all times, avoid displaying valuables and walking alone after dark, note the location of emergency Blue Phones, and make use of security services, including shuttle services and door-to-door rides after dark, by calling 203-432-9255.   The Yale Police also provide services and information for victims of crimes, which you may access by calling 203-432-4400.




Ronnell A. Higgins, Chief of Police


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