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Campus Crime Logs Oct. 7 – Oct. 14

The following reports were taken from the Boston University Police Department crime logs from Oct. 7 to Oct. 14.

Male attempts to enter student’s dormitory room

An unwanted male entered a dormitory at 40 Buswell St. Oct. 7 at about 2 p.m. The male was calling the female’s name, but she was not there at the time. Her friends did not recognize the male who tried to enter the room. BUPD was not notified until several hours later, and the male was never identified.

Referee robbed during match

A hockey referee who was not affiliated with BU reported that his car keys were stolen on Oct. 8 between 8 and 10 p.m. The keys were found in his clothing in a locker room at 285 Babcock St. Subsequently, several credit cards and cash were also stolen from his car, but the car keys were left inside of his locker.

iPad stolen

A student’s iPad was stolen from the third floor of the College of Communication at 648 Commonwealth Ave. on Oct. 8 at about 3 p.m. The iPad was not recovered.

Laptop stolen

A student’s laptop was stolen from the fourth floor of 590 Commonwealth Ave. Oct. 8 at about 4:30 p.m. The device was valued at $2,000. The tracking software was activated, but it was never recovered.

Bike stolen

A student’s bike was stolen Oct. 9 at about 10 p.m. in front of 83 Bay State Road. The student had secured the bike with a Kryptonite lock, but the perpetrator was able to break it and run away with the bike.

Fraudulent credit card charges

A student reported that someone accessed her credit card account and made $4,000 worth of fraudulent purchases. The incident was reported to BUPD on Oct. 9 at about 12:30 p.m. The student never lost possession of her card, but the charges were made in Las Vegas.

Panhandler threatens student with gun

A panhandler approached a student on Beacon Street on Oct. 9 at about 4 p.m. The panhandler approached the student and told her he had a gun. The student believed the gun to be a toy gun, which had an orange tip. BUPD was not able to locate a suspect.

Man holding a knife seen on street

A student reported that she saw a male walking on Oct. 9 at about 7:30 p.m. near 685 Commonwealth Ave. holding what she thought was a knife by his side. Police searched the area, but were unable to identify the suspect.

Stolen iPhone in McDonald’s

A student’s iPhone was taken on Oct. 9 at about 9:20 p.m. at 540 Commonwealth Ave. The student left the phone in a McDonald’s restaurant. When the student returned 15 minutes later, the phone was gone.

Fraudulent charges on credit card

A student reported that his Bank of America card had been fraudulently accessed on Oct. 9 between 10 and 11 p.m. There were $900 worth of charges made in Michigan on the card, but the student never lost possession of the card.

Man follows, stares at student

A student reported that a suspicious older male was following and staring at her around Commonwealth Avenue on Friday at about 12:24 p.m. The student had previously seen this male at two different locations on Oct. 2 and Oct. 9. The student first saw him at Starbucks and then again the Jamba Juice on Comm. Ave. BUPD instructed the student to notify police if she encounters the man again.

Student’s purse stolen

A student reported that an unidentified individual stole her purse as she was walking through the intersection of Chester Street and Gardner Street in Allston on Friday. The student reported that she was grabbed from behind, and the suspect fled.

Students summoned for alcohol possession

Three students were found in possession of alcohol near 90 Saint Mary’s St. on Friday around 8:30 p.m. Two students were identified as underage. The other student was 21 and delivered alcohol to the other two students. All three received summons to Roxbury District Court.

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