Crime Log: Oct. 3 to 14


There were 17 on-campus crimes that were reported to NYU Public Safety between Oct. 3 and 14, with incidents ranging from harassment to robbery.


At 10 a.m. on Oct. 3 at Vanderbilt Hall, it was reported to Public Safety that a staff member was receiving frequent, harassing phone calls from a person demanding to meet with an NYU professor. This case was closed.

At 11:30 p.m. on Oct. 4 at Rubin residence hall, it was reported to Public Safety that a student was receiving threatening text messages from a former acquaintance, who is not affiliated with NYU. This case is under investigation.


There were 12 incidents of larceny reported to Public Safety. These crimes occurred at the NYU Dental Center, 2 Washington Square Village, Rogers Hall, 721-725 Broadway, Weinstein residence hall, Coles Sports Center, Vanderbilt Hall and other unspecified locations on campus.

Stolen items include five bicycles, two laptops, a cell phone, money stolen from drawers and purses and personal property removed from a  backpack. All of these cases are still open or under investigation.

Controlled Substance

At 9:35 a.m. on Oct. 10, a small amount of marijuana was removed from a student’s room in Brittany residence hall. The case was closed.

At 12:40 a.m. on Oct. 4, a small amount of marijuana was removed from a student’s room in Carlyle Court residence hall. The case was closed.


At 6:30 p.m. on Oct. 3 in Washington Square Park, a student reported to Public Safety that there had been a robbery. The student said three unidentified males had approached him and one bumped into him, causing one of the males to drop a bottle of wine. After this, the student said the three males made him give them $50 by intimidating him, before fleeing in opposite directions. This case is open and under investigation.

Criminal Mischief

A window on 25 West Fourth St. was vandalized by an unidentified individual on Oct. 14.

A version of this article appeared in the Wednesday, Oct. 15, print edition. Email Larson Binzer at [email protected]