Crime Log: Nov. 7 to 13

Justine Morris, Deputy News Editor

The NYU Department of Public Safety received seven reports of larceny and one each of domestic violence, controlled substance and harassment between Nov. 7 and Nov. 13.


On Nov. 8, a student reported that he fell asleep at 2 a.m. in Bobst and when he woke up at 4 a.m., his laptop was missing. Police were notified.

On Nov. 11, a student reported that on Nov. 6th she discovered her tablet missing from a supply closet in 18 Washington Place. Police notification was declined.

On Nov. 11 at 5:30 p.m., Public Safety responded to students running and yelling. The student giving chase said that the other student had stolen a third student’s wallet. The wallet was recovered and given back to its owner. NYPD was notified and an arrest was made.

On Nov. 12 at 7 a.m., a student reported that she had fallen asleep while studying at 5 a.m. in Bobst and discovered her iPhone missing when she woke up an hour later. A report was filed with NYPD.

On Nov. 12, a student reported at 10:30 a.m. she had secured her bike outside the Meyer building with two locks and discovered both bike and locks missing when she returned at noon. Police were not notified.

On Nov. 12, a student reported that at 12:25 p.m. she left her pencil case containing her medication and house keys in Bobst and discovered it missing when she returned at 2 p.m. NYPD was not notified.

On Nov. 12 at 3 p.m., a student left his bike secured to the bike rack on Waverly Place and discovered it missing when he returned at 5:10 p.m. Police were not notified.

Domestic Violence

On Nov. 9 at 11 a.m., a student reported that her ex-boyfriend held her by the arms to stop her from filing a report with Public Safety for harassing behavior. A report was filed with the NYPD. 

Controlled Substance

On Nov. 9 shortly after 11 p.m., Public Safety responded to a report of a controlled substance in Coral Towers and recovered a small amount of marijuana.


On Nov. 13 just before 2 a.m., three public safety officers were on a routine foot patrol on campus when they were followed by an unknown man who swung and threw a piece of wood at them after they told him to leave the area. Police were notified and the man was arrested. 

A version of this article appeared in the Nov. 16 print edition. Email Justine Morris at [email protected].