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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 
1-2015-000826 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 witnesses 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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