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CAMPUS CRIME LOGS: Jan. 14 – Jan. 20

The following reports were taken from the Boston University Police Department crime logs from Jan. 14 to Jan. 20.

Smartphone stolen
Around 2 p.m. on Jan. 14, an employee’s smartphone was stolen from her desk while it was left unattended at 264 Bay State Road.

Student trapped in elevator
A student was stuck in an elevator at 656 Beacon St. on Wednesday from 12:15 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. after she gave BUPD the wrong address when reporting the incident. The student was eventually rescued.

Bicycle stolen from 575 Commonwealth Ave.
On Wednesday at 5:30 p.m., a student reported that his bicycle was stolen over winter break from a rack outside of 575 Commonwealth Ave.

Laptop stolen
Around 9 p.m. on Wednesday, a student’s laptop was stolen after he left it unattended in a common room in Warren Towers, located at 700 Commonwealth Ave.

Credit card account accessed
On Thursday at 9:30 a.m., a student at 183 Bay State Road reported that someone in Indonesia had accessed her Bank of China credit card account. The suspect withdrew $5,000. It was unclear whether this sum was in U.S. dollars or Indonesian Rupiah.

Car tires slashed
Between 12 a.m. Jan. 14 and 6 p.m. Jan. 15, a student’s car tires were punctured while the vehicle was parked in a parking lot at 860 Beacon St., causing $500 in damage.

Boots stolen
At 9 p.m. on Thursday, a student reported that her boots were stolen sometime during winter break from her room in Warren Towers, located at 700 Commonwealth Ave.

Headphones stolen
On Jan. 14 around 3:30 p.m., a student’s unattended headphones were stolen from her desk in her room at 154 Bay State Road.

Credit Card Stolen
At 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, a student at 856 Beacon St. reported his credit card was taken after he left it at a 7-Eleven on Buswell Street. The suspect spent $10 using the credit card at a Dunkin Donuts and Hess Station in Quincy.

Man causes disturbance at 1019 Comm. Ave.
On Sunday around 3 a.m., a non-affiliate was caught creating a disturbance in the lobby of 1019 Comm. Ave. The man refused to leave and was escorted outside by police officers, whom he then assaulted by pushing and spitting in their faces. Police suspect the man was intoxicated. He was arrested and will be charged in Brighton District Court Jan. 21.

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