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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 2016 Crime Log

Incident No.  Reported Date Reported Time Category Type Building/ Site Name Incident Summary Incident Status
1-2016-000844 4/29/2016 1:15 a.m. Larceny Schwartz Plaza
An NYU student reported that she secured her bicycle with a wire and lock to a gate outside Shimkin Hall at 11 a.m. on April 28th and when she returned on April 29th at 1:15 a.m., the bicycle was missing.  The student declined police notification. Open/Under Investigation
1-2016-000827 4/27/2016 11:20 a.m. Larceny 726 Broadway An NYU employee reported that she left an NYU-issued laptop in a classroom at 11:00 a.m. and exited the room.  When she returned at 11:05 a.m., the laptop was missing.  A report was filed with the NYPD. Open/Under Investigation
1-2016-000837 4/27/2016 4:10 p.m. Larceny NYU Bookstore An NYU student reported left her i-Phone unattended on a display counter in the NYU Bookstore and when she returned it was missing.  Surveillance video footage showed a man entering the store, picking up the student's phone, and leaving the store.  A police report was filed and the police were provided with a photograph of the suspect. Closed/Referred to NYPD
1-2016-000821 4/26/2016 4:00 p.m. Larceny Kimball Hall An NYU student reported that he left his laptop unattended on a table in Rosenthal Pavillion at 10:30 p.m. on March 25th, and when he returned at 11:30 p.m., the laptop was missing.  The student declined to file a police report.   Open/Under Investigation
1-2016-000822 4/26/2016 6:59 p.m. Forcible Sexual Assault Brittany Hall The father of an NYU student reported that his daughter had been forcibly sexually assaulted in Brittany Hall by a male NYU student on the evening of April 23rd.  The father said that his daughter declined to file a police report at this time. Closed/Referred to Title IX Office of Investigation
1-2016-000816 4/25/2016 10:30 p.m. Larceny Kimmel Center
A student reported that at 8:00 p.m. she left her purse in the fourth floor prayer room and discovered $200 missing from her wallet when she returned to the room at 10:30 p.m.. Police notification was declined.
Open/Under Investigation
1-2016-000815 4/25/2016 11:30 p.m. Larceny On Campus, Waverly Place Bike Rack
A student reported that at 7:00 p.m. he secured his bike with a Kryptonite lock to the sidewalk mounted bike rack on Waverly Place, between Broadway and Mercer Street, and at 11:00 p.m. he discovered his bike frame and rear tire were missing. A police report was filed.
Open/Under Investigation
1-2016-000812 4/25/2016 6:05 p.m. Larceny On Campus, Waverly Place Bike Rack
A faculty member reported that at 10:20 a.m. she secured her bike with a cable lock to the sidewalk mounted bike rack on Waverly Place, between Broadway and Mercer Street, and at 6:00 p.m. she discovered her bike and lock were missing. Police notification was declined.
Open/Under Investigation
1-2016-000810 4/25/2016 5:00 p.m. Larceny Rubin Residence Hall
A student reported that she is missing four tablets from her bottle of prescription medication that she stores on her desk. Police notification was declined.
Open/Under Investigation
1-2016-000808 4/25/2016 2:00 p.m. Harassment Washington Sq. South, near Bobst Library A staff member reported that while walking on Washington Sq. South, near Bobst Library, an unknown male pushed him in the chest using both hands. NYPD was notified.
Open/Under Investigation
1-2016-000791 4/25/2016 4:04 p.m. Dating Violence
Third Avenue North A staff member reported that two NYU students, involved in a romantic relationship, engaged in a verbal dispute that turned physical. NYPD notification was declined.
Open/Under Investigation
1-2016-000782 4/22/2016 9:24 a.m. Robbery Washington Square Park (Washington Sq. West & Washington Pl.)
A faculty member reported that at approximately 9:10 a.m. she observed two unknown males engaged in a verbal dispute and what appeared to be a pistol fall out of one of the males' pockets. NYPD responded, arrested a male matching the description and recovered an air gun.
Closed/NYPD Investigation - Arrest Made
1-2016-000778 4/21/2016 7:25 p.m. Larceny Rogers Hall - Tandon
A student reported that he placed his wallet (containing identification cards, credit cards and $3), Beats head phones and cell phone on the counter next to the sink in the men's locker room and stepped away from the counter to access his locker.  When he returned to the sink area, he discovered his wallet and headphones were missing. Police notification was declined at the time of the report.
Open/Under Investigation
1-2016-000777 4/21/2016 6:15 p.m. Larceny On Campus - Outside of Bobst Library
A student reported that at 3:40 p.m. he secured his bike to a construction barricade located west of the entrance to Bobst Library and discovered his bike and lock missing when he returned at 6:05 p.m.. A police report was filed.
Open / Under Investigation
1-2016-000775 4/21/2016 4:45 p.m. Controlled Substance Othmer Residence Hall - Tandon
Public Safety responded to a report of an alleged controlled substance at a residence hall and recovered a small amount of marijuana.
Closed / Referred to Student Community Standards
1-2016-000762 4/19/2016 3:13 p.m. Larceny Furman Hall (exterior)
A staff member reported that at 7:30 a.m. he secured his bike with a cable lock to the railing near the entrance of Furman Hall and discovered his bike and cable lock missing when he returned at 3:10 p.m.. Police notification was declined.
Open/Under Investigation
1-2016-000761 4/19/2016 12:25 p.m. Larceny Palladium Residence Hall
A non-NYU affiliated person reported that at 12:05 p.m. she left her wallet containing $50, NYS identification and credit cards in a private voting booth and discovered her wallet was missing when she returned to the booth at 12:25 p.m.. Police notification was declined.
Open/Under Investigation
1-2016-000750 4/17/2016 12:40 p.m. Larceny
Founders Residence Hall
A student reported that she was missing $200.00 from her wallet that was stored in the bottom drawer of her desk. Police notification was declined.
Open/Under Investigation
1-2016-000743 4/17/2016 6:30 a.m. Driving While Intoxicated
Mercer St. (between Waverly & Washington Place)
A Public Safety Officer reported that he observed a non-NYU affiliated male drive his car into four parked cars. NYPD responded, administered a Breathalyzer test, and arrested the driver.
Closed/Arrest Made
1-2016-000737 4/15/2016 8:41 p.m. Larceny Founders Residence Hall
A student reported that at 7:00 p.m. he left his wallet containing $40, credit cards and NYU student ID in his pants pocket, hanging, and at 7:30 p.m. he discovered his wallet was missing. Police notification was declined.
Open/Under Investigation
1-2016-000732 4/15/2016 10:40 a.m. Controlled Substance - Sale
Third Avenue North
Public Safety responded to a report of an alleged controlled substance delivery addressed to an NYU student residing in Third Ave. North and recovered an amount of marijuana indicative of sale. NYPD was notified and the student was arrested.
Closed/Arrest Made
1-2016-000731 4/15/2016 10:00 a.m. Criminal Mischief Rubin Residence Hall
A staff member observed a hole in the Sheetrock near elevator #2 on the 2nd floor.
Open/Under Investigation
1-2016-000725 4/14/2016 9:10 p.m. Larceny Weinstein Hall / Sidestein Convenience Store
A student reported that she placed her laptop (in a padded black case), a personal bag and a coffee cup on the stationary counter directly across from the cashier while shopping at Sidestein and discovered her laptop was missing when she returned to the counter at 8:27 p.m. A police report was filed.
Open/Under Investigation
1-2016-000717 4/13/2016 9:30 p.m. Burglary Weinstein Residence Hall
A student reported that at 4:45 p.m. he left his room with the door locked and at 6:45 p.m. he returned to his room and discovered his watch, $400.00, and medication were missing from a box he kept on his dresser. NYPD was notified.
Open/Under Investigation
1-2016-000715 4/13/2016 8:41 p.m. Larceny 721 Broadway Bike Rack
A student reported that on 4/12/2016 at 8 p.m. he secured his bike with a U-lock to the bike rack outside of 721 Broadway and discovered his bike and U-lock were missing when he returned on 4/13/2016 at 8:10 p.m.. Police notification was declined at the time of the report.
Closed/No Suspects or Witnesses
1-2016-000714 4/13/2016 7:30 p.m. Larceny Bobst Library A student reported that at 5 p.m. she placed her textbook (valued at $145.00) on top of a desk in the 4th Floor study room and stepped away from the desk a few times. At 7 p.m. she discovered her textbook was missing. Police notification was declined.
Closed/No Suspects or Witnesses
1-2016-000706 4/12/2016 3:30 p.m. Burglary Kriser Dental Center
A staff member reported that on 2/1/2016 she left her laptop charger in a cabinet in her office and on 4/11/2016 she discovered it was missing. Police notification was declined.
Open/Under Investigation
1-2016-000702
4/11/2016 9:30 p.m.
Burglary (reclassified from Larceny) Weinstein Residence Hall
A student reported that she was missing $80 from her room. She stored the $80 in a box and the last time she saw her box was on 4/9/2016. Police notification was declined.
Open/Under Investigation
1-2016-000700 4/11/2016 1:00 p.m. Forcible Fondling
Brittany Residence Hall A student reported that she was sexually assaulted by another student in her dorm room. Police notification was offered and declined.
Open/Under Investigation
1-2016-000697 4/11/2016 2:15 a.m. Controlled Substance
Third Avenue North
Public Safety responded to a report of an alleged controlled substance and recovered a small amount of marijuana.
Closed/Referred to Student Community Standards
1-2016-000690 4/9/2016 7:50 p.m. Larceny Bobst Library A student reported that at 6:30 p.m. he left his "Introduction to Java" textbook on a desk on the 4th floor and when he returned at 7:30 p.m. he discovered his textbook was missing. Police notification was declined.
Open / Under Investigation
1-2016-000679 4/7/2016 10:35 a.m. Arson 2nd Street Residence Hall
An NYU Resident Assistant reported that she observed a flier posted on the 5th floor bulletin board with charred edges. NYPD was notified and a police report was filed.
Closed/Referred to NYPD
1-2016-000675 4/6/2016 5:10 p.m. Burglary 2nd Street Residence Hall
A student reported that at 3:15 p.m. he left his room with the door closed but not locked to go to the gym and when he returned at 5:05 p.m. he discovered his laptop was missing from his desk.  His roomate's laptop and cellphone charger were also missing from the roommate's desk. NYPD responded and a police report was filed. This incident is connected to IR 1-2016-000672 and is believed to involve the same suspect.
Open / Under Investigation
1-2016-000674 4/6/2016 6:30 p.m. Larceny Kriser Dental Center
A faculty member reported that at 4:30 p.m. she left her laptop in a seminar room unattended and at 6 p.m. she returned to the room and discovered her laptop was missing. Police notification was declined.
Open/Under Investigation
1-2016-000672 4/6/2016 4:20 p.m. Burglary 2nd Street Residence Hall A student reported that on 4/6/2016 at 4:10 p.m. he discovered that his Playstation 4 gaming console, HDMI Cable, Controller and Battlefront game were missing from inside his dresser drawer. He last saw his belongings on 4/6/2016 at 12 a.m.. NYPD responded and a police report was filed. This incident is connected to IR 1-2016-000675 and is believed to involve the same suspect.
Open / Under Investigation
1-2016-000669 4/6/2016 1:10 p.m. Larceny Bobst Library
A student reported that at 12:40 p.m. she left her backpack containing her purse in an open study area to use the restroom and discovered her backpack zipper open and $80 missing from her purse when she returned to the study area at 12:45 p.m. Police notification was declined.
Open/Under Investigation
1-2016-000668 4/6/2016 12:25 p.m. Trespass 6 Washington Square North
A staff member reported that an unknown male gained access to 6 Washington Square North and was on the 4th floor in a single occupancy bathroom. The male gained entry by following a person with card access into the building. NYPD responded and the male was arrested.
Closed/Suspect Arrested
1-2016-000657 4/5/2016 3:21 p.m. Disorderly Conduct Kriser Dental Center
A staff member reported that a patient was verbally abusive regarding an outstanding bill.  The patient completed treatment and Public Safety escorted the patient out of the building.
Closed
1-2016-000652 4/4/2016 2:15 p.m. Larceny
2 Metrotech (Tandon) A staff member reported that on 4/1/2016 he left his laptop on his desk located in a shared office suite and when he returned on 4/4/2016 he discovered his laptop was missing. A police report was filed.
Closed/Referred to NYPD
1-2016-000641 4/3/2016 3:30 p.m.
Rape Carlyle Court A student reported that on 4/2/2016 at 10:30 p.m. she was sexually assaulted by another student in his residence hall room.  A police report was filed.
Closed/Referred to Title IX and NYPD for Investigation
1-2016-000638 4/3/2016 2:35 a.m. Assault 28 Washington Place - On Campus Public Property
A Public Safety Officer reported that two unknown males were fighting in front of 28 Washington Place. NYPD responded and placed one male under arrest and transported the second male for medical treatment.
Closed/Referred to NYPD
1-2016-000637 4/3/2016 1:00 a.m. Controlled Substance Third Avenue North
Public Safety responded to a report of an alleged controlled substance and recovered a small amount of marijuana.
Closed/Referred to Student Community Standards
1-2016-000635 4/2/2016 12:25 p.m. Larceny 18 Washington Place, Argo Tea
A student reported that at 2:30 p.m. she accidentally left her wallet containing credit cards, identification and $10 on the counter, and when she returned  at 2:41 p.m. the wallet wasn't there missing. A police report was filed.
Closed/Referred to the NYPD
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