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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

May 2015 Crime Log

Incident No. Reported Date Reported Time Category Type Building/Site Name Incident Summary Incident Status 
1-2015-001107 05/20/2015 12:05pm Larceny On Campus A student stated that she left her bicycle secured to a street sign on the sidewalk directly across of Goddard Hall at 09:00am and discovered the seat of her bicycle missing when she returned at 11:55am.  The student stated she would file a police report on her own. Closed/No Suspect or Witnesses
1-2015-001106 05/19/2015 4:45pm Larceny Palladium Residence Hall A student stated that he left his girlfriend's cellphone unattended on his desk on 05/17/15 at 4:00pm and discovered the cellphone missing when he returned to retrieve it on 05/19/15 at 11:00am.  Police notification was declined. Open/Under Investigation
1-2015-001105 05/19/2015 7:35pm Larceny On Campus A student stated that an unidentified male snatched her cellphone from her shoulder bag on the sidewalk in front of Bobst Library and fled the scene into a crowd during Grad Alley.  The student went to the local police precinct to file a report. Open/Under Investigation
1-2015-001098 05/19/2015 6:15pm Larceny On Campus A student stated her cellphone was pick pocketed from a pocket of her backpack as she walked on LaGuardia Place between West 3rd and 4th Street between 6:00pm and 6:05pm. Police notification was declined Closed/No Suspects or Witnesses
1-2015-001095 05/19/2015 11:30pm Controlled Substance Lafayette Residence Hall Public Safety responded to a report by Residence Life staff of an alleged controlled substance in a residence hall room and recovered a small amount of marijuana. Closed/Referred to Judicial Affairs
1-2015-001092 05/18/2015 3:38pm Larceny Brittany Hall A student stated she left her wallet in her room on 05/16/15 at 5:00pm and discovered it missing when she returned the same day at 11:00pm.  Police notification was declined. Open/Under Investigation
1-2015-001084 05/16/2015 10:20pm Burglary Carlyle Court A student stated that she left a box of earings in her room at 12:45am and discovered the box missing when she returned at 10:20pm.  No guests or visitors where in the room during this time.  A police report was filed. Open/Under Investigation
1-2015-001075 05/15/2015 6:35pm Larceny Starbucks on the Square A student stated that she left her cellphone unattended on a table from 3:45pm until 4:50pm at which point she discovered the cellphone missing. Police notification was declined. Open/Under Investigation
1-2015-001074 05/15/2015 8:30pm Larceny On Campus A student stated that she believes her cellphone was pickpocketed from her backpack as she walked from an eatery on East 8th street towards Bobst Library.  The student had her cellphone removed from her backpack between 1:15pm and 1:45pm.  A police report was filed. Open/Under Investigation
1-2015-001073 05/15/2015 6:00pm Larceny NYU Bookstore Public Safety observed a non-NYU individual attempt to steal 6 books from the bookstore.  The individual was detained and NYPD responded to the scene and arrested the individual.  Closed/Arrest Involved
1-2015-001072 05/15/2015 1:55pm Larceny 240 Mercer Street A student stated he left his backpack unattended in a  lounge on 05/12/15 at 2:00pm and discovered it missing when he returned at 7:00pm the same day. Police notification was declined. Open/Under Investigation
1-2015-001071 05/15/2015 11:05am Larceny Dental Center A student stated she left her laptop unattended in a dental chair in a clinic at 10:15am and discovered the laptop missing when she returned to the chair at 10:45am.  A police report was filed. Open/Under Investigation
1-2015-001069 05/15/2015 9:40am Larceny Dental Center A student stated he left his headphones hung up in a coat rack in the basement on 5/12/15 at 2:00pm and discovered them missing when he returned at 4:00pm later the same day.  Police notification was declined.  Open/Under Investigation
1-2015-001065 05/14/2015 5:00pm Larceny On Campus A Non- NYU individual reported she left his bicycle secured with a cable lock to a street sign  on the corner of Washington Place and Washington Square East at  3:00pm and discovered the bicycle missing when he returned at 4:00pm.  Police notification was declined. Open/Under Investigation
1-2015-001062 05/13/2015 9:30am Larceny 20 Cooper Square A contractor stated that two handicap rails were left in an unsecured area on 05/11/15 at 3:00pm and discovered missing on 05/12/15 at 9:00am.  Police notification was declined Open/Under Investigation
1-2015-001058 05/13/2015 12:52pm Larceny Rogers Hall An administrator stated that a computer which was last seen on the week of 04/27/15 was discovered missing from a classroom on 05/04/15 at 1:00pm.  A police report was filed. Open/Under Investigation
1-2015-001052 05/12/2015 7:20pm Larceny 19 University Place A student stated that he left his backpack unattended in a classroom at 4:55pm and discovered the backpack missing when he returned at 6:30pm.  A [police report was filed. Open/Under Investigation
1-2015-001050 05/12/2015 7:15pm Larceny Education Building A student stated that he left his backpack unattended on the floor of the computer lab at 5:00pm and discovered the backpack missing when he returned at 7:00pm.  A police report was filed. Open/Under Investigation
1-2015-001044 05/11/2015 11:45am Harassment 433 1st Avenue A faculty member stated she received harassing voicemail messages from a former student. Open/Under Investigation
1-2015-001038 05/11/2015 2:00pm Larceny 105 East 17th Street A staff member stated she left boxes of champagne glasses in her office on 04/26/15 at 7:00pm and discovered several of the champagne glasses missing when she returned to her office on 05/10/15 at 2:30pm.  Police notification was declined. Open/Under Investigation
1-2015-001033 05/10/2015 5:35pm Burglary Goddard Hall A student stated she left her laptop unattended in a classroom in the basement at 5:00pm and discovered it missing when she returned at 5:10pm. Open/Under Investigation
1-2015-1027 05/09/2015 4:30pm Larceny Starbucks on the Square A student stated she left her handbag hanging on the back of her chair at 1:50pm and discovered her wallet missing from her handbag when she checked it at 4:05pm.  A police report was filed.  Open/Under Investigation
1-2015-001026 05/08/2015 9:15pm Larceny 7 Washington Place A staff member stated he left his headphones unattended in a book bag in the basement at 2:47pm and discovered the headphones missing when he returned to the basement at 9:00pm.  Police notification was declined. Closed/No Identifiable Suspect
1-2015-001025 05/09/2015 11:15pm Harassment Gramercy Green A student stated her ex-boyfriend sent her harassing messages via text message.  A police report was filed.  Open/Under Investigation
1-2015-001020 05/08/2015 7:22pm Larceny 238 Thompson Street A student stated she left her cellphone unattended in a lounge on the 5th floor at 1:00pm and discovered her cellphone missing when she returned at 2:00pm. Police notification was declined.  Open/Under Investigation
1-2015-001001 05/06/2015 11:00pm Larceny Broome Street Residence Hall A student stated that money was removed from her piggy bank sometime between 04/23/2015 and 05/06/2015 at 1:20am.  Police were notified, responded to the scene and filed a police report. Open/Under Investigation
1-2015-000998 05/06/2015 5:51pm Criminal Mischief On Campus A staff member reported contractors loading garbage into a dumpster deliberately dropped a large bag filled with debris on top of the hood of her private car.  Closed/Referred to Appropriate Department
1-2015-000993 05/05/2015 11:15pm Dangerous Weapon Palladium Hall Public Safety confiscated a BB gun from a residence hall room. Closed/Referred to Judicial Affairs
1-2015-000989 05/05/2015 2:50pm Larceny Othmer Residence Hall A Student stated that he left his laptop unattended in the 7th floor lounge at 1:09pm and discovered his laptop missing when he returned at 2:34pm.  Police notification was declined. Open/Under Investigation
1-2015-000975 05/03/2015 9:30pm Simple Assault 2nd Street Residence Hall An unidentified male entered the lobby, got into a verbal argument with a public safety officer, and punched the officer in the face.  NYPD was notified, searched the area for the unidentified male, but was met with negative results. Open/Under Investigation

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