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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 2016 Crime Log

Incident No.  Reported Date Reported Time Category Type Building/ Site Name Incident Summary Incident Status
1-2016-001022 5/22/2016 6:55 p.m. Larceny NYU Bookstore A Loss Prevention Manager reported that he observed an unknown male conceal a pair of Beats headphones and attempt to leave the store without paying. NYPD was notified and the male was placed under arrest.
Closed/Arrest Made
1-2016-001018 5/20/2016 11:15 p.m.
Larceny Bobst Library
A faculty member reported that on 5/20/2016 at 10:45 p.m. he left his backpack containing a hard drive in the Bobcat research area and discovered it was missing when he returned at 11 p.m.. Police notification was declined.
Open/Under Investigation
1-2016-001017 5/20/2016 10:35 a.m.   Larceny NYU Dental Center A staff member reported that on 5/19/2016 at 6:15 p.m. he placed his cell phone on top of a box in front of the freight elevator on the 8th floor to move items into clinic 8W and when he returned for his phone, he discovered it was missing. A police report was filed.
Closed / No Witnesses or Suspects
1-2016-001014 5/19/2016 3:00 p.m. Larceny Cantor Film Center
A student reported that on 5/13/2016 at 2 p.m. he discovered his wallet, containing $25, credit cards, a Metrocard and identification, was missing from his right side shorts pocket. He presented his NYU ID card to gain access to the Film Center for a final exam and discovered his wallet was missing upon completion of the exam. Police notification was declined.
Closed/No Witnesses or Suspects
1-2016-001013 5/19/2016 3:10 p.m. Dating Violence
University Hall An NYU student reported that she was assaulted by her boyfriend, also an NYU student, in his dorm room. NYPD responded and arrested both students.
Closed/Referred to Title IX for Investigation
1-2016-001011 5/19/2016 5:40 a.m. Trespass King Juan Carlos Center A Public Safety Officer reported that he observed an unknown male, non NYU, sleeping on the fifth floor. The male ran out of the building when apprehended but was located by responding NYPD officers.
Closed/No arrest
1-2016-001010 5/19/2016 12:05 p.m. Criminal Mischief 627 Broadway A Public Safety Officer reported that on 5/18/2016 at 8:30 a.m. he observed damage to the door frame. Video surveillance cameras show an unknown male using the door to access the building after hours. A police report was filed.
Closed/Referred to NYPD
1-2016-001008 5/19/2016 7:10 a.m. Harassment University Hall An employee reported that an unidentified NYU student pushed him in the student lounge. Police notification was declined.
Open/Under Investigation
1-2016-001001 5/18/2016 1:53 p.m. Stalking NYU Dental Center
A student reported that she has been a victim of stalking (online and in person) by a person she met online in June 2014. This individual was identified by a Public Safety Officer as someone who, using false pretenses, entered the NYU Dental Center on 5/9/2016. An NYPD investigation is ongoing; the individual has been arrested.
Closed / Referred to Title IX / Arrest Made
1-2016-000999 5/18/2016 5:15 p.m. Harassment Weinstein Residence Hall
A student reported that on 5/18/2016 at 3:25 a.m. two individuals discharged a fire extinguisher in his room while he was sleeping.
Closed / Referred to Student Community Standards
1-2016-000996 5/17/2016 7:00 p.m. Burglary 3rd Avenue North Residence Hall A student reported that on 5/17/2016 at 6 p.m. she discovered her pouch containing $300 was missing from an unlocked drawer in her desk. She last saw the pouch the evening of 4/11/16. Police notification was declined.
Open / Under Investigation
1-2016-000995 5/17/2016 8:35 p.m. Larceny On Campus / Waverly Place Bike Rack
A student reported that on 5/17/2016 at 5:45 p.m. he secured his bike to the bike rack on Waverly Place between Broadway and Mercer Street and discovered his bike was missing and lock cut when he returned at 8:25 p.m.. A police report was filed.
Open / Under Investigation
1-2016-000993 5/17/2016 4:57 p.m.   Larceny
Silver Center
A non-NYU affiliate reported that he discovered his laptop was missing after attending a meeting in the Silver Center. Police notification was declined.
Open / Under Investigation
1-2016-000986 5/17/2016 11:30 a.m.   Harassment Palladium Hall
A student reported that his roommate pushed him against a table in the common area of their suite during an argument. Police notification was declined.
Closed/Referred to Student Community Standards
1-2016-000979 5/16/2016 12:09 p.m. Larceny NYU Dental Center A clinic patient, non-NYU, reported that on 5/16/2016 at 11:45 a.m. his mother left his backpack unattended in the lobby to check on the progress of his surgery and at 12 p.m., while walking to bus, he discovered his wallet was missing from the backpack.  The wallet was recovered at the Dental Center but was missing $80 and the patient's debit card. NYPD was notified and a report was filed. Open/Under Investigation
1-2016-000975 5/15/2016 6:40 p.m. Larceny On Campus / Waverly Pl. Bike Rack
An alumnus reported that on 5/15/2016 at 12:51 p.m. he secured his bike with a cable and Kryptonite lock to the Waverly Place bike rack and at 6:08 p.m. discovered his bike was missing and the cut cable and unopened Kryptonite lock left behind. Police notification was declined.
Open/Under Investigation
1-2016-000966 5/13/2016 8:15 p.m. Controlled Substance Founders Hall
Public Safety responded to a report of an alleged controlled substance in a residence hall and recovered a small amount of marijuana.
Closed/Referred to Student Community Standards
1-2016-000963 5/13/2016 5:58 p.m. Criminal Trespass 19 West 4th Street A faculty member reported that on 5/13/2016 at 5:35 p.m. he observed a suspicious male in the building. Public Safety officers responded and found the individual, no affiliation with NYU, asleep in a stall of the eighth floor men's bathroom. NYPD was notified and the male was placed under arrest.
Closed/Arrest  
1-2016-000955 5/12/2016 11:30 a.m. Controlled Substance
Broome Street Residence
Public Safety responded to a report of an alleged controlled substance in a residence hall and recovered a small amount of marijuana.
Closed/Referred to Student Community Standards
1-2016-000944 5/10/2016 12:00 p.m. Larceny Bobst Library A student reported that on 5/9/2016 at 10:45 a.m. she left her bag on her desk to take a phone call and discovered that her money ($50-60) was missing from her wallet when she returned to her desk at 12 p.m.. Police notification was declined.
Closed/No Suspects or Witnesses
1-2016-000943 5/10/2016 10:00 a.m. Larceny Puck Building
A staff member reported that on 5/2/2016 at 4 p.m. she placed a Nikon camera, a telephoto lens, a camera battery and charger, and a black camera bag in an unlocked cabinet above her cubicle desk and discovered on 5/9/2016 at 5 p.m. that these items were missing. A police report was filed.
Open/Under Investigation
1-2016-000941 5/10/2016 7:10 a.m. Theft from Motor Vehicle
On Campus - Across from 19 W. 4th Street
An employee reported that on 5/9/2016 at 10:32 p.m. he parked his car on the corner of West 4th and Mercer Street and discovered his front and rear passenger windows were broken and a bag, containing study materials, a textbook and clothing, missing when he returned to his car on 5/10/2016 at 7:10 a.m.. A police report was filed.
Closed/No Suspects or Witnesses
1-2016-000940 5/10/2016 7:10 a.m. Criminal Mischief - Graffiti On Campus - 19 University Place
A Public Safety Officer reported that during routine campus patrol he observed graffiti on the exterior window frame (on the West 8th Street) of 19 University Place.
Closed/No Suspects or Witnesses
1-2016-000935 5/9/2016 2:29 p.m. Burglary 194 Mercer Street
A staff member reported that an unknown male was observed on surveillance video rummaging through cubicles on the 2nd floor on 5/8/2016 at 4:16 a.m..
Open/Under Investigation
1-2016-000917 5/8/2016 12:30 a.m. Controlled Substance
Third Avenue North
Public Safety responded to a report of an alleged controlled substance in a residence hall and recovered a small amount of marijuana.
Closed/Referred to Student Community Standards
1-2016-000912 5/7/2016 1:10 a.m. Controlled Substance
Founders Residence Hall
Public Safety responded to a report of an alleged controlled substance in a residence hall and recovered a small amount of marijuana.
Closed/Referred to Student Community Standards
1-2016-000909 5/6/2016 1:40 p.m. Larceny
Bobst Library
An administrator reported that on 5/5/2016 at 2 p.m. she left her money clip containing a debit card, $76, identification and membership cards on her desk and on 5/6/2016 at 8:50 a.m. she discovered her clip was missing. Police notification was declined.
Open/Under Investigation
1-2016-000906 5/6/2016 12:50 p.m. Criminal Mischief Bobst Library

A student reported that his laptop was damaged by another student who poured soda on his keyboard after an argument. The student received the cost of a new laptop from the offending student and declined to file charges.

Closed/Referred to Student Community Standards
1-2016-000899 5/6/2016 4:35 p.m. Rape Carlyle Court A student reported to the Title IX office that on 5/2/2016 he was raped by another student in the stairwell of Carlyle Court. Police notification was offered.
Closed/Title IX Investigation
1-2016-000898 5/4/2016 4:00 p.m. Rape Othmer Residence Hall
A student reported to the Title IX office that on 5/31/2014 she was raped by another student in his dorm room. Police notification was offered and declined.
Closed/Title IX Investigation
1-2016-000895 5/5/2016 10:50 p.m. Controlled Substance Founders Residence Hall
Public Safety responded to a report of an alleged controlled substance and recovered a small amount of marijuana.
Closed/Referred to Student Community Standards
1-2016-000894 5/5/2016 11:55 p.m. Dating Violence
2nd Street Residence Hall
A student reported that she was physically assaulted by her boyfriend (non-NYU) in her dorm room. A police report was filed.
Open/Under Investigation
1-2016-000891 5/5/2016 4:30 p.m. Larceny
1 Washington Sq. Village A non-NYU tenant reported that at 1 p.m. her sheets and pillowcases were placed in the dryer and her employee discovered they were missing at 1:30 p.m.. Police notification was declined.
Open/Under Investigation
1-2016-000883 5/4/2016 9:35 p.m. Larceny 721 Broadway Bike Rack
A student reported that on 5/4/2016 at 1:35 p.m. she secured her bike with a cable lock to the bike rack in front of 721 Broadway and discovered her bike was missing and cable lock cut when she returned at 9:30 p.m.. Police notification was declined.
Open/Under Investigation
1-2016-000876 5/4/2016 10:43 a.m. Simple Assault On Campus - Near 194 Mercer Street A student reported that he was punched in the left side of his face by an unknown male after bumping into him on the sidewalk near 194 Mercer Street. The student sustained a laceration to his lower lip and to his inner left cheek. NYPD responded and a police report was filed.
Open/Under Investigation
1-2016-000873 5/3/2016 8:30 p.m. Dating Violence Carlyle Court A student reported that she was physically assaulted by her boyfriend, an NYU student, in her dorm room. A police report was filed.
Open/Under Investigation
1-2016-000866 5/2/2016 10:40 a.m. Burglary 627 Broadway An NYU employee reported that he discovered that the door into an office suite had been forced open. Security camera video showed that an unknown individual had forced the door open at 3 a.m. on April 30th and entered the office suite. Nothing was reported missing.
Open/Under Investigation
1-2016-000860 5/1/2016 5:30 a.m. Arson Rubin Residence Hall A fire alarm activation at 4:15 a.m. alerted Public Safety to respond and discover that someone had set fire to a flier posted on a bulletin board. The Fire Department and Police Department were notified and responded.
Open/Under Investigation
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