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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

November 2014

Incident No. Reported Date Reported Time Category Type Building/Site Name Incident Summary Incident Status 
1-2014-003153 12/16/2014 4:15pm Larceny NYU Main Bookstore On time and date of report Public Safety apprehended a student for shoplifting. Closed/Referred to Judicial Affairs
1-2014-003146 12/15/2014 7:15pm Larceny Palladium Athletics Facility On time and date of report a student stated he left his wallet secured in a locker in the locker room on 12/11/14 at 3:30pm and discovered cash missing from his wallet when he returned later the same day at 4:15pm.  Police notification was declined. Open/Under Investigation
1-2014-003145 12/15/2014 6:30pm Simple Assault On Campus On time and date of report a student stated her ex-boyfriend bit her on her nose while having an argument on the sidewalk of West 4th Street between Greene Street and Mercer Street.  NYPD was notified, responded to the scene, and filed a police report. Open/Under Investigation
1-2014-003143 12/15/2014 4:00pm Larceny 721 Broadway On time and date of report a staff member stated a computer tower that was last seen on 11/21/14 at 6:00pm  was discovered missing on 12/15/14 at 3:00pm.  Police notification was declined. Open/Under Investigation
1-2014-003132 12/13/2014 6:00pm Larceny Bobst On time and date of report a student stated they left their backpack unattended on the third floor from 3:30pm until 5:30pm at which point the student discovered the backpack missing.  Police notification was declined. Open/Under Investigation
1-2014-003131 12/13/2014 6:50pm Simple Assault On Campus On time and date of report a student stated he got into an altercation with an unidentified male on the corner of Washington Square South and Sullivan street at 5:50pm at which point the unidentified male punched the student several times.  Police notification was declined. Open/Under Investigation
1-2014-003129 12/13/2014 4:15pm Larceny Bobst Library On time and date of report a student stated he left his backpack with laptop and cash inside unattended by a computer in the lower level on 12/11/14 at 1:00am hours and discovered the backpack missing when he returned for it at 1:30am.  Police notification was declined. Open/Under Investigation
1-2014-003120 12/12/2014 12:45am Criminal Mischief University Hall  On time and date of report a student observed an unidentified male slam the front door of the residence hall and cause the glass door to crack. Open/Under Investigation
1-2014-3114 12/11/2014 4:22pm Controlled Substance Othmer Residence Hall On time and date of report 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
1-2014-003111 12/10/2014 8:00pm Larceny Silver Center On time and date of report a student stated she left her laptop unattended in a classroom on the 2nd floor at 7:10pm and discovered the laptop missing when she returned to the classroom at 7:55pm.  Police notification was declined. Open/Under Investigation
1-2014-003095 12/08/2014 3:50pm Larceny Dibner Building On time and date of report a student stated she left her laptop unattended in the study room on the 3rd floor from 2:45pm to 3:00pm at which point she returned and discovered the laptop missing.  Police notification was declined. Open/Under Investigation
1-2014-003093 12/08/2014 10:50am Larceny 194 Mercer St. On time and date of report a student stated he left his suitcase unattended in a classroom on 12/01/14 at 9:15am and discovered it missing when he returned for it on 12/02/14 at 7:00pm.  Police notification was declined. Open/Under Investigation
1-2014-003087 12/07/2014 11:48am Criminal Mischief Palladium Residence Hall On time and date of report an R.A. observed graffiti on the wall in a stairwell between the first and second floor.  Police notification was declined. Open/Under Investigation
1-2014-003076 12/06/2014 12:30am Controlled Substance Carlyle Court On time and date of report 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
1-2014-003073 12/05/2014 10:30am Larceny Dibner Building On time and date of report a student stated he left his cellphone unattended in the 2nd floor lounge at 10:00am and discovered his cellphone missing when he returned at 10:10am.  Police notification was declined. Open/Under Investigation
1-2014-003066 12/04/2014 4:55pm Larceny Bobst On time and date of report a student stated he left his laptop unattended on a desk on the 8th floor from 4:40pm until 4:55pm at which point he discovered the laptop missing.  Later in the day at 8:30pm the laptop was found on the 3rd floor of the Kimmel Center.  The student filed a police report with the NYPD's 6th Precinct. Open/Under Investigation
1-20144-003064 12/04/2014 3:50pm Larceny Woolworth Building On time and date of report a staff member stated she left her cellphone unattended on a reception desk on the second floor on 12/02/14 at 9:00pm and discovered the cellphone missing later the same day at 9:30pm.  Police notification was declined. Open/Under Investigation
1-2014-003062 12/04/2014 12:45pm Larceny Tisch Hall On time and date of report a student stated he left his cellphone unattended and charging in an outlet on the 3rd floor lounge at 11:00am and discovered his cellphone missing when he returned at 12:30pm.  Police notification was declined. Open/Under Investigation
1-2014-003053 12/04/2014 9:45am Larceny Kimmel Center On time and date of report a student stated she left her violin unattended on top of lockers on the 7th floor on 12/03/14 at 4:30pm and discovered the violin missing when she returned on  12/04/14 at 8:45am.  Police notification was declined. Open/Under Investigation
1-2014-003037 12/02/2014 8:45am Larceny Othmer Residence Hall On time and date of report a student stated he left several items including a credit card on his desk in his dorm room on 12/01/14 at 4pm and discovered all items missing from the desk on 12/02/14 at 6:00am.  Police notification was declined. Open/Under Investigation
1-2014-003036 12/02/2014 7:20am Larceny Vanderbilt Hall On time and date of report a faculty member stated he left his bicycle secured to the gate in the courtyard on 12/01/14 at 7:00pm and discovered the seat to his bicycle missing when he returned at 7:00am the next day.  Police notification was declined. Open/Under Investigation
1-2014-003034 12/01/2014 7:05pm Controlled Substance Othmer Residence Hall On time and date of report 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 
1-2014-003032 12/01/2014 10:45am Larceny Bobst Library On time and date of report a student stated he left his laptop unattended in a reading room on 11/26/14 from 4:00am to 10:00am at which point he discovered the laptop missing.  Police notification was declined Open/Under Investigation
1-2014-003028 12/01/2014 1:11am Larceny Bobst Library On time and date of report a student stated he left his cellular phone unattended in a study room at 11:30pm on 11/30/14 and discovered the cellphone missing when he returned at 12:00am.  Police notification was declined Open/Under Investigation
1-2014-003018 11/26/2014 6:59am Criminal Mischief Founders Hall On time and date of report a Public Safety Officer reported the front door to the church facade was forced open and damaged.  Police notification was declined Open/Under Investigation
1-2014-003015 11/25/2014 5:00pm Larceny Warren Weaver Hall On time and date of report a graduate student stated he left his laptop unattended in his office from 3:15pm until 4:30pm at which point he returned to his office and discovered the laptop missing.  NYPD was notified, arrived on the scene, and transported the graduate student to the 6th Precinct in order to file a police report. Open/Under Investigation
1-2014-003009 11/25/2014 9:21am Criminal Mischief Bobst Library On time and date of report a staff member stated a printer on the 3rd floor was damaged intentionally.  Police notification was declined Open/Under Investigation
1-2014-003008 11/24/2014 11:20pm Larceny 58 Washington Square South On time and date of report a student stated she left her laptop unattended in a room on the third floor from 8:30pm until 10:30pm at which point she discovered her laptop missing.  Police notification was declined. Open/Under Investigation
1-2014-002996 11/23/2014 6:50pm Criminal Mischief Brittany Hall On time and date of report a student stated he had his personal belongings vandalized. Police notification was declined. Open/Under Investigation
1-2014-002990 11/21/2014 2:30pm Larceny (Reclassified to missing property) 1 Washington Square North On time and date of report a student stated she left her laptop unattended in a lounge in the basement at 8:00am and discovered it missing when she returned at 2:00pm.   Police notification was declined. (Student stated her laptop was found and returned to her) Closed/Reclassified
1-2014-002985 11/21/2014 11:05am Harassment 19 West 4th Street On time and date of report, a graduate student stated that during an argument in his office with another graduate student, on 11/20/14 at 1:00 pm, the other student grabbed him pushed him into a chair, causing minor injuries.  NYPD was notified, responded to the scene and filed a police report Open/Under Investigation
A-04420-2014 11/20/2014 9:30am Larceny NYU in Florence On time and date of report a student stated she left 200 Euros in a drawer of the bedroom nightstand in her non-campus apartment on 11/18/14 and discovered the money missing when she went to retrieve it on the evening of 11/19/14.  Police notification was declined. Closed/No Suspects or Witnesses
1-2014-002975 11/19/2014 9:45pm Controlled Substance Coral Towers On time and date of report 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
1-2014-002970 11/19/2014 12:00pm Larceny 721 Broadway On time and date of report a student stated he secured the front wheel of his bicycle to the bike rack on the exterior of the building on Waverly Place at 9:30am and discovered the bicycle frame missing when he returned at 12:00pm.  NYPD was notified, responded to the scene and filed a police report. Open/Under Investigation
1-2014-002956 11/17/2014 11:40pm Larceny Bobst Library (Reclassified to Missing Property) On time and date of report a student stated she left her cellular phone unattended in a ladies restroom on the 8th floor at 10:00pm and discovered it missing when she returned at 11:39pm.  Police notification was declined. (Student stated her phone was found and returned to her) Closed/Reclassified
1-2014-002952 11/17/2014 7:55pm Larceny Dental Center On time and date of report a student stated he secured his bicycle to the exterior bike rack in the rear of the building at 3:00pm and discovered it missing when he returned for it at 7:50pm.  Police notification was declined Open/Under Investigation
1-2014-002951 11/17/2014 4:45pm Larceny Duetsches Haus On time and date of report a staff member stated she left her laptop unattended on at the reception desk at 4:30pm and discovered the laptop missing from the reception desk when she returned at 4:45pm.  NYPD was notified, responded to the scene and filed a police report. Open/Under Investigation
1-2014-002949 11/17/2014 12:00pm Larceny Founders Hall On time and date of report a student stated she left cash in an envelope inside a drawer in her residence hall room on 10/27/14 and discovered the money missing from the envelope when she next checked on it on 11/16/14 at 1:00pm.  Police notification was declined. Open/Under Investigation
1-2014-002943 11/17/2014 8:15pm Larceny 2nd Street Dormitory On time and date of report a student stated she left her laptop unattended in the lounge in the basement from 6:00pm until 8:00pm at which point she discovered her laptop missing.  NYPD was notified, responded to the scene and filed a police report. Open/Under Investigation
1-2014-002941 11/16/2014 2:15pm Larceny On Campus On time and date of report a student stated he secured his bicycle to an NYC bike rack on the corner of University Place and 8th street on 11/15/2014 at 5:30pm and discovered his bicycle missing when he returned on 11/16/2014 at 2:00pm.  Police notification was declined. Open/Under Investigation
1-2014-002931 11/14/2014 1:55pm Harassment NYU Main Bookstore On time and date of report a staff member reported that two other staff members were arguing and one shoved his hand into the other's face.  Open/Under Investigation
1-2014-002928 11/14/2014 1:25pm Larceny 22 Washington Square North On time and date of report a staff member stated she left her handbag unattended in her office from 1:15pm until 1:40pm at which point she discovered her wallet and iPhone were missing from her handbag.  NYPD was notified, responded to the scene and filed a police report. Open/Under Investigation
1-2014-002927 11/14/2014 11:00am Larceny NYU Main Bookstore On time and date of report a student worker stated she left her iPad unattended and charging in an office on 11/10/14 at 11:00am and discovered the iPad missing when she returned to the office at 1:00pm.  Police notification was declined. Open/Under Investigation
1-2014-002912 11/13/2014 5:15pm Controlled Substance Brittany Hall On time and date of report Public Safety assisted Residence Life staff with the confiscation of a small amount of marijuana from a dormitory room. Closed/Referred to Judicial Affairs
1-2014-002910 11/13/2014 8:11pm Larceny Rogers Hall On time and date of report a student stated his iPad was missing from his backpack.  The student stated he last saw the iPad in his backpack while in the cafeteria on 11/12/14 at 6:00pm and noticed it missing on 11/13/14 at 3pm.  NYPD was notified, responded to the scene and filed a police report.  Open/Under Investigation
1-2014-002905 11/13/2014 12:40pm Larceny Bobst Library On time and date of report a student stated he left his laptop unattended on the 4th floor from 11/12/2014 at 9:00pm until 11/13/2014 at 12:30pm at which point he discovered his laptop missing. Open/Under Investigation
1-2014-002904 11/13/2014 9:28am Controlled Substance Lafayette Residence Hall On time and date of report Public Safety assisted Student Life staff with the confiscation of a small amount of marijuana from a dormitory room. Closed/Referred to Judicial Affairs
1-2014-002903 11/13/2014 2:20pm Larceny Rogers Hall On time and date of report a student stated she left a bag with a cell-phone unattended outside of a classroom from 12:30pm to 2:00pm at which point she discovered her cell-phone missing form the bag.  The student filed a police report with the local police precinct. Open/Under Investigation
1-2014-002887 11/12/2014 3:45pm Larceny King Juan Carlos Center On time and date of report a student stated he left his laptop and I-Pad in unattended in a common office on 11/11/14 at 10:00pm and discovered both items missing when he returned on 11/12/14 at 9:30am.  NYPD was notified, responded to the scene and transported the student to the 6th Precinct to file a police report.    Open/Under Investigation
1-2014-002885 11/12/2014 12:00pm Larceny Brittany Hall On time and date of report a student stated he left his laptop in the common area of his dormitory room on 11/11/14 at 8:30pm and discovered it missing when he returned at 9:00pm.  NYPD was notified, responded to the scene and filed a police report. Open/Under Investigation
1-2014-002880 11/11/2014 6:30pm Larceny Schwartz Plaza On time and date of report a student stated she secured her bicycle an exterior bike rack at 12:30pm and discovered her bicycle missing when she returned at 5:00pm. Open/Under Investigation
1-2014-002877 11/11/2014 9:35pm Larceny Tisch Hall On time and date of report a students stated he left his bicycle secured in the exterior bike rack at 11:00am and discovered the bicycle missing when he returned at 1:00pm.  NYPD was notified, responded to the scene and filed a police report. Open/Under Investigation
1-2014-002873 11/11/2014 6:30pm Larceny Rogers Hall On time and date of report a staff member stated he left his knapsack unsecured in a locker room on 11/10/14 from 2:00pm to 11:00pm and discovered headphones and a hand held video game device missing from the knapsack.  NYPD was notified, responded to the scene and filed a police report. Open/Under Investigation
1-2014-002870 11/11/2014 10:05am Larceny On Campus On time and date of report a student stated he secured his bicycle to a NYC bike rack on the sidewalk in front of 19 University Place on 11/10/14 at 1:45pm and discovered it missing when he returned at 4:45pm.  Police notification was declined.  Open/Under Investigation
1-2014-002858 11/10/2014 9:05am Larceny Coles Sports Center On time and date of report a student stated he secured his bicycle to the bike rack in front of the building at  7:52am and discovered the bike missing when he returned at 9:01am.  Police notification was declined Open/Under Investigation
1-2014-002840 11/07/2014 7:30pm Larceny (reclassified to missing property) On Campus On time and date of report a student stated she secured her bicycle to a NYC bike rack on the sidewalk in front of 3 University Place at 1:00am and discovered the bicycle missing when she returned for it at 7:00pm.  Police notification was declined. (The student was able to locate her bicycle and realized it was missing not stolen) Closed/Reclassified
1-2014-002830 11/06/2014 8:45am Larceny 80 Lafayette Residence Hall On time and date of report a student stated she signed in a guest on 11/05/14 at 3:50am and the guest stole a watch from the student's room later in the day at 7:37am.  The student contacted Public Safety and Public Safety assisted the student in getting her watch back. Closed/Property Recovered
1-2014-002824 11/06/2014 12:15am Controlled Substance Gramercy Green On time and date of report Public Safety assisted Residential Life staff confiscate a small amount of marijuana from a dormitory room. Closed/Referred to Judicial Affairs
1-2014-002821 11/05/2014 5:35pm Larceny Coles Sport Center On time and date of report a visitor stated he left his bicycle secured to the bike rack in front of Coles Sports Center at 3:45pm and discovered it missing when he returned at 5:15pm Open/Under Investigation
1-2014-002819 11/05/2014 12:35pm Harassment On Campus On time and date of report a student stated he was approached by an unidentified male on West 3rd Street behind Bobst Library and the male scratched the student on his neck.  Police notification was declined. Closed/No Suspects or Witnesses
1-2014-002818 11/05/2014 12:35pm Larceny NYU Bookstore On time and date of report, loss prevention specialists apprehended a student who was attempting to take books from the bookstore. The merchandise was recovered. Closed/Referred to Judicial Affairs
1-2014-002813 11/04/2014 5:02pm Larceny Shimkin Hall On time and date of report a student stated that between 12:30pm and 3:30pm his bicycle rim had been removed from his bicycle, which was secured to the bike rack outside of Shimkin Hall. Police notification was declined. Open/Under Investigation
1-2014-002806 11/03/2014 8:50pm Sexual Offense On Campus On time and date of report a student stated an unidentified male touched her buttock as she was standing on the corner of Waverly Place and Broadway at 8:07pm.  Police notification was declined. Closed/No Suspects or Witnesses
1-2014-002805 11/03/2014 7:35pm Larceny Rogers Hall On time and date of report a student reported that his bicycle, left between 1:30pm and 7:30pm, was missing upon his return. The lock was clipped and left around the pole to which the bicycle had been attached. Police notification was declined. Open/Under Investigation.
1-2014-002799 11/03/2014 2:20pm Larceny 5 Metrotech On time and date of report a student reported that her wallet was stolen out of her bag while walking with it down a flight of stairs. The thief was apprehended and arrested by NYPD. Closed/Arrest Made
1-2014-002784 11/01/2014 1:56am Controlled Substance University Hall On time and date of report three marijuana and drug paraphernalia were confiscated from a residence hall room. Open/Under Investigation

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