Crime log: March 10 to March 18

The NYU Department of Public Safety received reports of larceny, controlled substance possession and simple assault between March 10 and 18.


At 3:50 p.m. on March 10, Public Safety received a report that a student who left their phone unattended on a couch at the UC level of Tisch Hall at 3:30 p.m. found it missing when they returned to the scene 15 minutes later. The New York City Police Department filed a report.

At 12:50 p.m. on March 11, a student reported they found their laptop missing after leaving it unattended for 15 minutes in a classroom at 19 University Place on March 9. NYPD was not notified.


At 7:50 p.m. on March 12, Public Safety was notified that a student found his bicycle missing at 7:30 p.m. after having locked it in a Tisch Hall bike rack at 9:45 a.m. The NYPD was not notified.

At 8:45 a.m. on March 16, Public Safety reported they noticed a contract employee leave the NYU Main Bookstore with a shower speaker at 8:15 a.m. on March 14. The employee was discharged after returning the shower speaker.

At 10 a.m. on March 16, a student reported they found their backpack missing at 5 p.m. on March 1 after having left it unattended in a computer lab in Bobst Library for an hour. The NYPD was not notified.

At 2:30 p.m. on March 17, a contract employee reported they found $50 missing from their wallet at 7:30 p.m. after having left it unattended on their desk at 10 Astor Place for 20 minutes on March 16.

At 2:50 p.m. on March 18, an NYU employee stated they found their iPad mini missing when they returned to work at 9 a.m. on March 16 at Bobst Library, after having left it on top of their desk over the weekend.

Simple Assault

At 3:20 a.m. on March 15, Public Safety received report that a group of unidentified males punched a non-NYU visitor on the head outside D’Agostino Hall after they had a verbal argument at 2:55 p.m. The NYPD was not notified.

Controlled Substance

At 3:25 p.m. on March 17, Public Safety confiscated a small amount of marijuana from a dormitory room in Founders residence hall after being notified by FCM staff, who were doing maintenance work in the room.

A version of this article appeared in the Monday, March 23 print edition. Email Marita Vlachou at [email protected]



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