CRIME ALERT: Attempted Robbery

The Brown University Department of Public Safety is informing the campus community of an attempted robbery that occurred on Charlesfield Street near the intersection of Brown Street. Incident: On Saturday, 09//07/19, at 12:15 am, a Brown University student was walking on Charlesfield Street, near the intersection of Brown Street, when four unknown males attempted to steal his wallet....

CRIME ALERT: CRIME ALERT: Crime Advisory – Larceny - August 22, 2019

The Brown University Department of Public Safety is informing the campus community of a local crime trend where tires and rims are stolen from vehicles, which are parked and unattended. The Providence Police Department, in conjunction with the Brown University Department of Public Safety are investigating a recent incident, which occurred in the Richmond Street Garage. Incident: On Thursday, 08/...

CRIME ALERT: Crime Advisory – Larceny - April 13, 2019

The Brown University Department of Public Safety would like to notify the community of a recent Larceny that occurred in the area of Brown and Bowen Streets.   On April 12, 2019, at approximately 11:52 PM, a female Brown University student advised police as she and her friends were walking on Bowen Street, heading west towards Prospect Street, a vehicle stopped next to them in front of...

CRIME ALERT: Crime Advisory – Larcenies - January 28, 2019

The Brown University Department of Public Safety is informing the campus community of a local crime trend where tires are stolen from vehicles which are parked and unattended. The Providence Police, in conjunction with the Brown University Department of Public Safety, are investigating two recent incidents which occurred in the Richmond Street garage.  Incidents: On Monday, 1-28-19, and...

CRIME ALERT: Crime Alert- Robbery, July 10, 2018

    The Brown University Department of Public Safety is informing the campus community of a robbery that occurred in the vicinity of campus on July 10, 2018.  Incident: On Tuesday, July 10, at approximately 3 pm, a RISD student reported being robbed of his cell phone and cash near the intersection of Hope and Waterman streets. The suspect approached the student,...

CRIME ALERT: Crime Alert - Robbery - October 10, 2017

The Brown University Department of Public Safety is informing the campus community of a robbery that occurred in the vicinity of campus on Tuesday, October 10, 2017.  Incident:  On Tuesday, October 10, 2017, at approximately 9:30 PM, a non-Brown community member reported being assaulted and robbed of her personal belongings while in the area of Brown and Bowen Streets.  ...

CRIME ALERT: Crime Advisory - Robbery - January 20, 2017

  The Brown University Department of Public Safety is informing the campus community of a robbery that occurred  on January, 20, 2017. Incident: On Friday, 1/20/2017, the Brown University Department of Public Safety was made aware of a robbery involving a firearm. A RISD student reported that while walking on Benefit Street near the intersection of Meeting Street, at approximately...

COMMUNITY NOTIFICATION: Crime Advisory - Attempted Robbery - November 19, 2016

The Brown University Department of Public Safety would like to notify the community of an attempted robbery that occurred on November 18, 2016, at approximately 10:00 pm. INCIDENT On Friday, November 18, 2016, at approximately 10:00 pm, a Brown University student was walking on Thayer Street near Keene Street. He reported being approached from behind by five male suspects. The suspects were...

COMMUNITY NOTIFICATION: Community Notification - Bike Thefts - October 25, 2016

  This Community Notification is to provide you with an important crime awareness update regarding recent bicycle thefts on and within the immediate campus boundaries.  Over the past weeks an increasing amount of bicycle thefts have been reported to the Department of Public Safety with (13) thirteen thefts in October and (7) seven thefts in September. With the exception of a chain,...

CRIME ALERT: Crime Alert - Robbery - October 21, 2016

 The Brown University Department of Public Safety is informing the campus community of a robbery which occurred on October 21, 2016.  Incident: On 10/21/16 at approximately 2:45 P.M., a Brown University student was walking near 172 Meeting Street and had his cellphone grabbed out of his hand by a male perpetrator. The student followed the suspect and was then approached by another male...

COMMUNITY NOTIFICATION: Crime Advisory - June 10th, 2016

Crime Advisory  The Brown University Department of Public Safety is informing the campus community of a suspicious male exhibiting harassing behavior toward community members in the area of Brown and Benevolent Streets.  Incident:  On 6/10/16, at approximately 3:15 P.M., a female Brown University student was approached by an unidentified male who attempted to engage her...

CRIME ALERT: Crime Alert - Robbery - May 21, 2016

The Brown University Department of Public Safety is informing the campus community of a robbery that occurred on Brook Street. Incident: On 5/21/16, at approximately 2:15 A.M., a Brown University student was robbed while walking on Brook Street, between Meeting and Waterman Street. The student was approached by an unidentified male displaying a firearm, who demanded the bags the student was...

CRIME ALERT: Crime Alert - Robbery - May 24, 2016

The Brown University Department of Public Safety is informing the campus community of a robbery that occurred on Angell Street. Incident: On 5/24/16, at approximately 3:30 A.M., two Brown University students returning to their off-campus apartment on Angell Street encountered an unknown person inside the residence, who then displayed a handgun and stole various personal items. The students were...

CRIME ALERT: Crime Alert – Assault/Robbery - March 21, 2016

The Brown University Department of Public Safety is informing the campus community of an assault and robbery that occurred on Meeting Street.  Incident: On 3/21/16, at approximately 8:45 P.M., a Brown University student was assaulted and robbed while walking on Meeting Street, between Prospect and Brown Street. The student was approached by an unidentified male, brandishing a knife...

CRIME ALERT: Crime Alert - Robbery - December 6, 2015

The Brown University Department of Public Safety is informing the campus community of a robbery that occurred near the intersection of Waterman and Hope Street. Incident On 12/06/15, at approximately 4:00 A.M., two RISD students were robbed of their personal belongings. The students were approached by an unidentified male on foot, brandishing a black firearm, he demanded cash and credit...

COMMUNITY NOTIFICATION: Crime Awareness Update - November 12, 2015

Crime Awareness Update Three individuals have been apprehended and charged with committing three separate crimes (two robberies and a larceny) reported to the community by DPS in the last three weeks.  Images from video surveillance cameras helped identify the suspects. Brown’s Department of Public Safety worked in close collaboration with the Providence Police Department to solve...

CRIME ALERT: Crime Alert - Robbery - November 3, 2015

The Brown University Department of Public Safety is informing the campus community of a robbery that occurred on Prospect Street between Bowen and Cushing Street. Incident: On 11/03/2015, at approximately 2:30 P.M., a Brown University student while walking on Prospect Street, between Bowen and Cushing Street, was approached by two unidentified males who demanded her cell phone. The student...

CRIME ALERT: Crime Alert - Assault/Robbery - October 25, 2015

 The Brown University Department of Public Safety is informing the campus community of an Assault and Robbery that took place near the intersection of Prospect and Meeting Street.    Incident:  On 10/25/15 at approximately 9:45 PM, the victim (Brown contractor) was in the area of Prospect Street and Meeting Street when he was approached by two unidentified males. The...

COMMUNITY NOTIFICATION: Crime Advisory- Robbery - October 23, 2015

The Brown University Department of Public Safety is informing the campus community of a recent off-campus robbery incident that occurred in the Pratt Street area.  Incident:  On Friday 10/23/15 at approximately 10:04 PM, a Brown University student, while walking on Pratt Street near South Court Street, was approached by an unidentified male suspect who brandished a handgun...

COMMUNITY NOTIFICATION: CRIME ADVISORY

CRIME ADVISORY  The Department of Public Safety is informing the campus community of a recent off-campus shooting incident that occurred in the Fox Point area involving individuals with no affiliation to Brown. Providence Police reported to our department that on 09/12/2015, at approximately 12:50 A.M., a male was shot near the intersection of Trenton and Ives Streets. This incident is...