Message Detail

To: All Faculty, Staff and Students
From: Chief Ronnell A. Higgins
Summary: Message from Chief Ronnell Higgins
Date: 19-AUG-2012 09:56:00 PM Message ID: 81095

To the Yale Community:

I write to let you know that the New Haven police are investigating a robbery that occurred this evening at Elm and Temple Streets at approximately 6:30 PM (Click here to view the incident's location).  The victim, who is not a member of the Yale community, was approached by two teenaged females who displayed a knife and robbed the victim of her purse.   No injuries were reported.   

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, walk with others when possible, avoid displaying valuables, 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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