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Campus Crime Logs: Fare Boost

The following reports were taken from the Boston University Police Department crime logs from Nov. 12 to Nov. 18.

A female BU student reported on Nov. 12 at 8 p.m. that she was pickpocketed while riding the T. She reported her wallet was taken from her bag while on the Green Line. This is the second incident of BU students being pickpocketed on the Green Line in the past two weeks. No suspects have yet been arrested.

Grassy knoll heist

On Nov. 12 at about 9 p.m., a BU student reported his laptop and wallet were stolen at 775 Commonwealth Ave. The student left his backpack in the George Sherman Union food court and when he came back to retrieve it, the items were gone. He reported his debit card was later charged on John F. Kennedy Street in Cambridge.

‘Vision quest

At 808 Comm. Ave., a flat-screen television was stolen from an art exhibit between 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. on Tuesday. A BU employee discovered the television missing and reported the theft the same day.

Free swim

At 11:15 pm on Tuesday, a staff member at 285 Babcock St. called BUPD to report an unwanted older male found using the pool Tuesday. This was his second time found using the pool at the Case Physical Education Center and he was been warned to stay away from the building. Police report if he is reported again, they will be forced to arrest him.

Lovers’ quarrel

At about midnight on Sunday, a BUPD officer observed a male student striking a female student multiple times on Ashford Street. While the two were arguing, the male chased her down the street and struck her again, causing officers to intervene. When officers learned the two people were a couple, they placed the boyfriend under arrest. The girlfriend refused to accept medical treatment. The male was eventually bailed out of jail and will be removed from his BU residence.

Tag it 

On Sunday at 4:45 a.m., an unknown person activated a fire extinguisher and vandalized the doors and entrances at 750 Comm. Ave. Police report the doors to the building were left unlocked, which allowed the person to enter and commit vandalism.

Sniper, no sniping

A female BU employee reported being struck by a paintball fired at 512 Beacon St. on Sunday at 7 p.m. The paintball was fired from a building housing a Massachusetts Institute of Technology fraternity. She suffered a minor injury but refused medical treatment. BUPD notified MIT police of the incident and no charges have been brought against the fraternity.

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