Crime Log: Oct. 17-21

Christine Park, Staff Writer

The NYU Department of Public Safety received six incidents of larceny and two incidents of harassment between Oct. 17 and 21.


A student reported at 8:20 p.m. on Oct. 17 that she was missing credit cards from her purse. The student had left the purse unattended on the fourth floor of Goddard residence hall from 3:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. The student declined police notification.

At 7:07 a.m. on Oct. 17, a student reported that his watch was missing from the locker where he kept his personal belongings from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. The police were not notified.

At 6:15 p.m. on Oct. 20, a student reported that her cellphone went missing between 5:22 p.m. and 6:10 p.m. She had placed her phone on the counter of a patient chair at the NYU Dental Center. The police were not notified of the theft.

At 6:30 p.m. on Oct. 20, an alumnus reported his headphones were stolen from a stairwell at the Kimmel Center for University Life. He had left the headphones unattended from 5:15 p.m. to 5:20 p.m.

At 1:10 p.m. on Oct. 21, a student reported his sweatshirt had been stolen from Founders residence hall lounge, where he had left it unattended from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. The case is still under investigation.

At 8:18 p.m. on Oct. 21, a student reported her sketchbook was missing on the second floor balcony of the Barney Building. She stated that she left it unattended from 7:30 p.m. until 8:10  p.m. The investigation remains open.


At 9:16 p.m. on Oct. 17, a student reported that he was being harassed by his roommate at Founders residence hall. No further details were included in the incident summary by Public Safety. The case is now closed, and the police were not notified.

At 1:38 p.m. on Oct. 17, a student in Founders residence hall reported that she had been receiving harassing text messages from an unidentified individual. The police were not notified of the incident and this case remains under investigation.

A version of this article appeared in the Monday October 27 print edition. Email Christine Park at [email protected].