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Crime Log: Sept. 1 to Sept. 6

By Miranda Levingston, Deputy News Editor

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The NYU Department of Public Safety received one report of trespass, two reports of controlled substance, two reports of simple assault, one report of criminal mischief, one report of harassment and one report of larceny between Sept. 1 and Sept. 6.

Trespass
On Sept. 1 at 6:16 p.m., Public Safety responded to a report of an unknown unresponsive man inside Lafayette Residence Hall. The man was escorted out by the police and EMS. The report is open and under investigation.

Controlled Substance
On Sept. 2 at 12:34 a.m. Public Safety responded to a report of an alleged controlled substance violation and recovered a small amount of marijuana in Weinstein Residence Hall. Public Safety closed the case and referred it to the Office of Community Standards.

On Sept. 5 at 11:10 p.m., Public Safety responded to a report of an alleged controlled substance violation in Greenwich Residence Hall and recovered a small amount of marijuana from a residence. The case was closed and the resident was referred to the Office of Community Standards.

Simple Assault
On Sept. 3 at 3:00 a.m., Public Safety received a report from a student who was punched and shoved by his roommate in Lipton Hall. Police notification was declined and the case was referred to the Office of Community Standards.

On Sept. 5 at 7:10 p.m., Public Safety received a report from a Rogers Hall staff member who was assaulted by another staff member. The police were notified and an arrest was made.

Criminal Mischief
On Sept. 4 at 1:06 a.m., Public Safety received a report from an Alumni Residence Hall resident assistant who noticed graffiti on a resident’s name/door tag. Police notification was declined. The case is open and under investigation.

Harassment
On Sept. 5 at 9:00 p.m., Public Safety received a report from a student in the Global Center who was verbally harassed by another student. The report is open and under investigation.

Larceny
On Sept. 6 at 1:35 p.m., Public Safety received a report from a student who witnessed that a non-NYU person was pickpocketed at Washington Square Park. Police notification was declined and the report is open and under investigation.

A version of this article appeared in the Monday Sept. 11 print edition. Email Miranda Levingston at [email protected]

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