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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

July 2015 Crime Log

1-2015-001533 07/29/2015 5:00pm Larceny 196 Mercer Street A student stated that he left 3 camera lenses in an unsecured desk drawer on the 10th floor on 6/15/2015 at 5:00pm and discovered the lenses missing when he returned for them on 07/01/15 at 3:00pm.  A police report was filed.   Open/Under Investigation
1-2015-001529 07/29/2015 2:30pm Larceny 2 Metro Tech A staff member stated that he left an track pad on his work desk on 07/23/15 at 11:00am and discovered the track pad missing when he returned at 07/29/15 at 1:30pm.  The staff member stated he would file a police report at a later time. Open/Under Investigation
1-2015-001527 07/29/2015 2:14pm Larceny Silver Center A staff member reported that two laptops were removed from two different work stations on the 8th floor sometime between 12:38pm and 12:50pm by an unidentified male.  A police report was filed. Open/Under Investigation
1-2015-001522 07/25/2015 4:15pm Simple Assault On Campus A non-NYU individual stated that he was punched several times by an unidentified male while walking on the sidewalk in front of Starbucks on the Square . NYPD was notified, responded to the scene, searched the surrounding area for the suspect, but came up with negative results. A police report was filed. Closed/Referred to NYPD
1-2015-001520 07/28/2015 10:50am Harassment Vanderbilt Hall A faculty assistant stated a faculty member has been receiving harassing phone calls on his office number since 01/28/15. Open/Under Investigation
1-2015-001515 07/27/2015 9:50am Larceny Dental Center An administrator stated that she discovered a fan missing from her office on 07/27/15 at 0830 hours.  The administrator stated that she last saw the fan present in her office on 07/24/15 at 5:30pm.  Police notification was declined. Open/Under Investigation
1-2015-001503 07/24/2015 5:50pm Larceny On Campus A faculty member stated that he left his bicycle secured to a street sign on the northwest corner of Washington Square South and LaGuardia Place at 4:00pm and discovered his bicycle missing when he returned at 5:50pm.  A police report was filed.  Open/Under Investigation
1-2015-001495 07/23/2015 12:06pm Larceny Dental Center A student stated that she left her cellphone along with a cellphone wallet case unattended in a restroom in the basement on 07/22/2015 at 6:40pm.  The student stated she retrieved her cellphone wallet case from the Dental Center's Lost and Found on 07/23/2015 at 10:50am and her cellphone was missing from the wallet case.  Police notification was declined. Open/Under Investigation
1-2015-001494 07/23/2015 10:30am Larceny Dental Center A patient stated that she took off her engagement ring and placed it on the sink in a restroom on the 5th floor at 10:20 am.  The patient stated that she discovered the ring missing when she returned for it at 10:28am.  A police report was filed.   Closed/Referred to NYPD
1-2015-001490 07/23/2015 8:10pm Harassment Schwartz Plaza A student stated that he was punched in the face by an unidentified male.  The student stated that he did not sustain any injuries and declined to have a police report filed. Open/Under Investigation
1-2015-001487 07/22/2015 9:10pm Larceny Schwartz Plaza A student stated that she left her bicycle secured to a bike rack on 07/21/2015 at 7:00pm and discovered her bicycle missing when she returned for it on 07/22/2015 at 9:10pm.  Police notification was declined. Open/Under Investigation
1-2015-001486 07/22/2015 3:00pm  Larceny Bobst Library A student stated that he fell asleep on a couch in the first floor of Bobst Library at 9:00am with his cellphone next to his leg on the couch and discovered his cellphone missing from the couch when he awake at 10:30am.  Police notification was declined. Open/Under Investigation
1-2015-001468 07/19/2015 1:39pm Harassment 240 Mercer Street A student stated that he was shoved in the chest by a guest in his apartment which made him fear for his safety.  Police were notified, but the student's guest left before the police arrived. Open/Under Investigation
1-2015-001467 07/18/2015 7:00pm Larceny Palladium Hall A student stated that he left his laundry unattended in the laundry room dryer at 1:00am and discovered his laundry missing when he returned at 2:00am.  Police notification was declined. Open/Under Investigation
1-2015-001458 07/17/2015 6:45pm Larceny Dental Center A faculty member stated that she left her bag containing her wallet in her cubicle at 1:30pm and discovered her wallet missing from her bag when she returned for it at 5:00pm.  Police notification was declined. Open/Under Investigation
1-2015-001456 07/17/2015 2:45pm Larceny Dental Center A staff member stated she left her cellphone wallet unattended on her desk at 2:30pm and discovered it missing from her desk when she returned at 2:35pm.  A police report was filed. Open/Under Investigation
1-2015-001454 07/16/2015 5:48pm Larceny Dental Center A student stated she left her backpack secured inside of her locker on the 8th floor at 1:20pm and discovered the backpack missing from the locker when she returned at 5:45pm.  A police report was filed. Open/Under Investigation
1-2015-001444 07/15/2015 10:45pm Simple Assault Rubin Hall A summer resident stated she was punched several times by another summer resident after getting into a verbal altercation in their shared room.  Police were notified. Open/Under Investigation
1-2015-001430 07/13/2015 3:38pm Larceny Dental Center A student stated she left her lab coat unattended on a computer station on the 5th floor on 06/25/2015 at 12:00pm and discovered her plastic name tag missing from her lab coat when she returned for it later the same day at 2:00pm.  Police notification was declined. Closed/No Suspects or Witnesses
1-2015-001428 07/13/2015 5:03pm Public Lewdness Schwartz Plaza A student stated she an unidentified male exposed his genitalia to her and fled the plaza afterwards. Police notification was declined. Open/Under Investigation
1-2015-001413 07/09/2015 7:00pm Larceny Vanderbilt Hall A student stated she left textbooks and binders secured in a locker on the second floor on 07/07/15 at 9:00pm and discovered the textbooks and binders missing when she returned for them on 07/09/15 at 6:30pm.  Police notification was declined. Open/Under Investigation
1-2015-001412 07/09/2015 5:35pm Unlawful Surveillance Dental Center A student stated an unidentified individual took a picture of him as the student was using the restroom.  Police notification was declined. Open/Under Investigation
1-2015-001411 07/09/2015 6:00pm Larceny On Campus A student stated he left his bicycle secured to a NYC bike rack on the Southwest corner of Mercer Street and Washington Place at 12:00pm and discovered it missing when he returned at 5:30pm.  Police notification was declined. Open/Under Investigation
1-2015-001406 07/09/2015 9:39am Larceny 1 Washington Square North A student stated that she dropped her phone in a classroom at 1:50pm and discovered the phone missing from the classroom when she returned for it at 2"00pm.  A police report was filed. Open/Under Investigation
1-2015-001401

07/08/2015

9:30am

Larceny

2 Washington Square Village

A resident stated that he left his wallet in the bathroom of his apartment at 8:00am while construction work was being done on his parment's windows and he discovered $20 missing from the wallet when he retrieved it from his bathroom at 9:30am.  Police notification was declined.

Open/Under Investigation

1-2015-001386 07/05/2015 8:17pm Larceny Founders Hall A student stated she left her wallet unattended in the laundry room at 6:07pm and had her wallet returned to her by a staff member at 7:08pm.  The student stated $40 USC was missing from her wallet when it was returned.  Police notification was declined. Open/Under Investigation
1-2015-001383 07/05/2015 5:20am Simple Assault 1 Washington Square Village A Non-NYU resident was arrested for assaulting a visitor at 5:15am after getting into a verbal argument. Closed/Arrest Involved
1-2015-001382

07/05/2015

5:20am

Simple Assault

1 Washington Square Village

A resident of Washington Square Village who is not affiliated with NYU was arrested for assaulting another resident's visitor at 5:15am after his wife got into a verbal argument with the visitor.

Closed/Arrest Involved

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