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Crime Reports & Statistics

The New York University community is one of the safest areas in Greenwich Village, and Greenwich Village continues to be one of the safest areas in New York City. Statistics maintained by the New York City Police Department have shown a 28 percent reduction in serious crime over the last 9 years.

 

Past Crime Statistics

April 2015 Crime Log

Incident No. Reported Date Reported Time Category Type Building/Site Name Incident Summary Incident Status 
1-2015-00917 04/26/2015 5:45pm Larceny Rubin Hall A student stated she left clothes unattended in the laundry room on 4/25/15 at 1400 hours and discovered a pair of jeans missing when she returned on 4/26/15 at 1700 hours.  Police notification was declined.  Open/Under Investigation
1-2015-000889 4/22/2015 2:30PM Burglary Shimkin Hall An NYU employee reported at 2:25 p.m. that an unidentified man stole property from a desktop on the 5th floor.  The property was recovered but the suspect remains at large.  The NYPD responded to the scene. Open/Under Investigation
1-2015-000880 4/21/2015 11:05 a.m. Larceny 111-113 Second Avenue A member of the Department of Public Safety reported that a power adapter that had been in place at 10:55 p.m. on 4/19/2015 was discovered missing at 10:35 a.m. on 4/21/2015. Open/Under Investigation
1-2015-000879 4/21/2015 2:39 p.m. Larceny Warren Weaver Hall A student reported that she left her laptop and backpack in the Courant Institute Library at 2 p.m. on 4/21/2015 and when she returned at 2:30 p.m. the property was missing.  A police report was filed. Open/Under Investigation
1-2015-000873 4/20/2015 9 p.m. Larceny 248 Mercer Street A student reported that he left his bicycle secured to a sign post in front  of Think Coffee at 248 Mercer Street at 8 p.m. on 4/20/2015 and the bicycle and lock were missing when he returned at 9:15 p.m.  The student left before the arrival of the police. Open/Under Investigation
1-2015-000871 4/20/2015 2:55 p.m. Larceny Warren Weaver Hall A student reported that he left a backpack containting a laptop computer and a notebook unattended on a table at 1:47 p.m. on 4/20/2015 and when he returned at 2:47 p.m. the property was missing.  The student declined to file a police report. Open/Under Investigation
1-2015-000869 4/20/2015 12:40 p.m. Larceny Schwartz Plaza A student reported that he locked his bicycle to a railing in Schwartz Plaza at 10:00 a.m. on 4/16/2015 and when he returned on 4/20/2015 at 12:40 p.m. the bike was missing.   Open/Under Investigation
1-2015-000852 4/19/2015 4:20 p.m. Larceny 19 University Place A student reported that she left her backpack containing a checkbook, cash, iPhone and laptop case in a truck parked in front of 19 University Place at 10:30 a.m. on 4/19/2015 and it was missing when she returned at 11:30 a.m.  The student said that she would file a police report at a later time. Open/Under Investigation
1-2015-000852 4/18/2015 3:20 p.m. Larceny 721 Broadway A non-NYU person reported that she locked her bicycle on the bike rack at 721 Broadway and Waverly Pl. at 10 a.m. on 4/18/2015 and when she returned at 6:20 p.m. the bicycle and chain lock were missing.  The person said she would file a police report at a later time. Open/Under Investigation
1-2015-000841 4/18/2015 12:30 a.m. Larceny 64 West 3rd Street An NYU affiliate reoprted that she secured her bicycle to the bike rack behind the Skirball Center at 9:32 a.m. on 4/17/2015 and the bicycle was missing when she returned at 12:09 a.m. on 4/18/2015, although the lock was still there. Open/Under Investigation
1-2015-000841 4/17/2015 8:15 p.m. Larceny Coles Sports Center A faculty member reported that he locked his bicycle on the Coles South bike rack at 7:45 p.m. on 4/17/2015 and when he returned at 8:15 p.m. the bike and the lock were missing.  The faculty member declined to file a police report. Open/Under Investigation
1-2015-000838 4/17/2015 4:30 p.m. Larceny Bobst Library A staff member reported that an NYU owned keboard and mouse that were last seen in a closed cabinet on 4/14/2015 at 8 a.m. were discovered missing on 4/14/2015 at 6:30 p.m.  NYPD responded and a police report was filed. Open/Under Investigation
1-2015-000834 4/17/2015 12:10 p.m. Larceny Warren Weaver Hall A student reported that he left his Razor scooter in a classroom at 3:30 p.m. on 4/9/2015 and when he returned on 4/10/2015 at 11 a.m., the scooter was gone.  He declined to file a police report. Open/Under Investigation
1-2015-000826 4/16/2015 1:30 p.m. Larceny Warren Weaver Hall A non-NYU contractor reported two construction carts missing from the loading dock entrance of the building.  The contractor declined to contact NYPD. Open/Under Investigation
1-2015-000824 4/16/2015 3:10 p.m. Larceny Tisch Hall An NYU employee reported that three video cameras, last seen at 2 p.m. on 4/14/2015, had been stolen from an office at Tisch Hall.  The NYPD was notified and filed a report. Open/Under Investigation
1-2015-000822 4/16/2015 12:15 p.m. Sexual Offense/Fondling Washington Square Park An NYU affiliated person reported that at 12:10 p.m. on 4/16/2015, she witnessed a white male in his late 30s touch one woman's chin and another's breast while walking through Washington Square Park.  The NYPD was called  and apprehended the man, who was classified as an emotionally disturbed person and transported to Bellevue Hospital. Closed
1-2015-000818 4/16/2015 5:35 a.m.. Robbery 6th Avenue and W.3rd Street A contract employee reported that at 5:30 a.m. on 4/16/2015, she was pushed to the ground and her purse was taken by three unidentified men at a location near campus. The NYPD was notified and filed a report. Closed/NYPD investigating
1-2015-000797 4/13/2015 11:58 a.m. Arson Othmer Hall A Residence Hall Director reported that a student had set fire to a piece of paper and the burning paper caused a burn mark to the floor. Closed
1-2015-000799 4/9/2015 9:57 AM Burglary Non-campus, NYU Buenos Aires A student reported to Student Life at NYU Buenos Aires that her homestay was burglarized on 4/8/2015 while she and her host mother were at home.  The local police responded.  Closed/Under Police Investigation
1-2015-000792 4/12/2015 1:15 p.m. Larceny 238 Thompson Street A student reported to Public Safety that he had secured an NYU Bike Share bicycle to the bike rack closest to 238 Thompson Street at 8:30 a.m. and when he returned at 9:40 p.m. the bike was missing.  The student said he would file a report with NYPD. Open/Under Investigation
1-2015-000786 4/11/2015 6:30 p.m. Larceny Leslie Computer Lab, 14 Washington Pl. A faculty member reported to Public Safety that he left his iPad and laptop charging at 1 p.m. while he was working with students and they were missing when he returned at 3 p.m.  NYPD responded and the faculty member was escorted to the 6th Pct. to file a report. Open/Under Investigation
1-2015-000780 4/10/2015 4:00 p.m. Criminal Mischief Brittany Hall A student reported to Public Safety that his former girlfriend destroyed clothing, electronics, a textbook and other items that he had left in a suitcase in her room.  NYPD responded and a complaint was filed. Open/Under Investigation
1-2015-000771 4/9/2015 6:05 p.m. Larceny Academic Resource Center, 18 Washington Pl. A student reported to Public Safety that at 5:59 p.m. on 4/9/2015, she noticed her iPhone missing from the table where she was sitting. Open/Under Investigation
1-2015-000770 4/9/2015 2:26 p.m. Larceny Coles Sports Center  A student reported to Public Safety that she secured his bicycle to the bike rack in front of Coles Sports Center at 10:30 a.m. on 4/9/2015 with a  cable lock and when he returned at 2:26 p.m. the bike was missing.  The student declined to file a police report. Open/Under Investigation
1-2015-000759 4/8/2015 7:45 p.m. Larceny Kimmel Center A student reported to Public Safety that she had placed her backpack containing a laptop and several notebooks behind her chair at 5:50 p.m. on 4/8/2015 and discovered the backpack and its contents missing at 7:30 p.m.  The student was transported to the NYPD 6th Precinct to file a report. Open/Under Investigation
1-2015-000752 4/8/2015 10:20 a.m. Larceny Bobst Library A Friend of Bobst  reported to Public Safety that she had placed her laptop in a locker at Bobst at 1 a.m. and discovered it missing when she returned at 10 a.m.  Police notification was offered and declined. Open/Under Investigation
1-2015-000750 4/7/2015 11:29 p.m. Larceny Vanderbilt Hall (courtyard) A student reported to Public Safety that he secured his bicycle with a chain at 10 a.m. on 4/7/2015 and when he returned at 11:29 p.m., the front wheel was missing.  Police notification was not requested. Open/Under Investigation
1-2015-000747 4/7/2015 2:30 p.m. Burglary 6 MetroTech Center An administrator reported to Public Safety that on 4/2/2015, two new laptop computers, still in their original packaging, were discovered missing from a locked cabinet.  The NYPD was notified and a report was filed. Open/Under Investigation
1-2015-000744 04/06/2015 9:41pm Criminal Mischief 2 Washington Square Village A resident stated that he observed a small graffiti symbol on the wall by the elevator written in ball point pen. NYPD was notified, responded to the scene and a police report was filed.   Open/Under Investigation
1-2015-000739 04/06/2015 12:45pm Larceny Palladium Hall A student stated that he left his backpack unattended in the dining hall on 4/2/15 at 12:30pm and returned for the backpack at 2:00am on 4/3/15 at which point the dining hall was closed.  On 4/5/15 at 1:00pm the student returned when the dining hall was open, but the backpack was no where to be found.  Police notification was declined. Open/Under Investigation
1-2015-000728 04/04/2015 5:57pm Criminal Mischief Rogers Hall A staff member reported that a white board in a classroom was intentionally damaged. Closed/No Suspects or Witnesses
1-2015-000717 04/03/2015 11:50am Larceny 433 1st Avenue A contractor reported that a box of LED light bulbs were stored in a supply room on  03/20/15 at 5:00pm and were discovered missing on 03/27/15 at 9:00am.  NYPD was notified, responded to the scene and filed a police report. Open/Under Investigation
1-2015-000702 04/01/2015 9:30pm Larceny On Campus A student reported that she left her bicycle secured to street sign in front of Meyer Hall at 8:40am and discovered the bicycle missing when she returned for it at 8:00pm. Police notification was declined.  Open/Under Investigation

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