Crime Log: Nov. 19 to 23

Lexi Faunce, Deputy News Editor

The NYU Department of Public Safety received three reports of larceny, one report of controlled substance, one report of simple assault, two reports of harassment and one report of criminal mischief between Nov. 19 and Nov. 23.


On Nov. 19 at 10:30 a.m., a student reported she left her laptop charging in an office suite in Rogers Hall on Nov. 18 and discovered it missing when she returned on Nov. 19. A police report was filed.

On Nov. 23 at 4:52 p.m., a student reported she left her wallet in her room at Mercer Street Residence Hall on Nov. 19 at 1:30 p.m. and discovered $200 missing from it when she returned on Nov. 23 at 1 p.m. Police notification was declined.

On Nov. 23 at 9 p.m., a student reported he left his wallet in his room at Coral Towers Residence Hall on Nov. 19 at 5 p.m. and discovered his driver’s license and insurance cards missing when he returned on Nov. 20 at 10:30 a.m. Police notification was declined.

Controlled Substance

On Nov. 23 at 10:50 p.m., Public Safety responded to a report of an alleged controlled substance in Founders Residence Hall. A small amount of marijuana was recovered and the case was closed.

Simple Assault

On Nov. 20 at 1:15 p.m., a student reported that at 11:15 a.m. he was punched in the face while walking north on West Third Street for refusing to give money to an unknown male. Police notification was declined.


On Nov. 20 at 4:30 p.m., a student reported that at 4:30 p.m. she was grabbed by the shoulder by an unknown male selling CDs while walking on the east side of Broadway at Astor Place. Police notification was declined.

On Nov. 21 at 3:45 p.m., an NYU Dunkin’ Donuts employee reported an unknown male threatened her after she asked him to refrain from soliciting money from patrons. A Dunkin’ Donuts manager was also shoved by the same male after he intervened. The male eventually left the store and continued to bang on the store windows and shout obscenities. Police notification was declined.

Criminal Mischief

On Nov. 22 at 2:45 a.m., an NYU student intentionally kicked the lobby door of Third Avenue North Residence Hall, causing the glass to shatter.


A version of this article appeared in the Monday, Nov. 30 print edition. Email Lexi Faunce at [email protected].