Neighborhood Crime Alert – Assault/ Robbery
The Providence College Community should be aware of an Assault/Robbery reported to the Office of Safety and Security and the Providence Police on May 6, 2013.
Date/Time: May 6, 2013, at approximately 1:00 A.M.
Location: Eaton Street at Tyndall Avenue
Description: Providence Police were called to the scene of an assault and possible attempted robbery of a Providence College student. According to the statement provided by one of the witnesses, our student was assaulted by three Caucasian males who looked to be between the ages of 19 to 25, who yelled "give me everything you got" during the assault. They fled in a car described by one witness as a green older model, possibly a Ford or Mercury, and by another witness as white in color, with a Massachusetts plate that includes "38M" as a partial plate number. Vehicle may be missing front bumper.
Anyone with further knowledge about this crime is asked to contact Safety and Security at 865-2391.
Crime Alert - BURGLARY
The Providence College Community should be aware of a Burglary reported to the Office of Safety and Security and the Providence Police on April 7, 2013.
Date/Time: April 7, 2013 at approximately 3:15 A.M.
Location: Bedford Hall
Description: There are currently conflicting descriptions of suspects. Once the actual suspects are determined an updated message will follow.
Based on the College's preliminary investigation, it appears that access to Bedford Hall was gained via resident students of the building. Students are reminded to be vigilant regarding controlling access, not only to the residential halls but also to their personal rooms. While it is true that the vast majority of our peers and visitors do not intend to do any harm, this report indicates that there is no guarantee that this is always true; thus, it is important to take precautionary safety measures. Call the Office of Safety and Security when suspicious of unfamiliar people loitering in or outside residence halls.
Crime Alert- Assault/Robbery
The Providence College Community should be aware of an ASSAULT/ROBBERY reported to the Office of Safety and Security and the Providence Police on March 24, 2013.
Date/Time: March 24th at approximately 12:45 A.M.
Location: Radcliffe Street near Eaton Street.
Description: A red compact car and a white compact, (possibly Honda) containing several male subjects in their late teen or early twenties. The first vehicle pulled up and the occupants inquired, "where the parties going on?" Occupants from both vehicles described as Hispanic and dark skinned, all under six feet, with thin builds, wearing sweatshirts, confronted the victims and demanded they empty their pockets.
The assailants struck one victim and took another's wallet before they fled.
Students are encouraged to report incidences of this nature to police immediately by dialing 911.
Crime Alert- Armed Robbery
The Providence College Community should be aware of an ARMED ROBBERY reported to the Office of Safety and Security and the Providence Police on February 18, 2013.
Date/Time: February 18th at approximately 12:15 A.M.
Location: Douglas Avenue at Mowry Street (Near Old's Bar)
Description: Three dark skinned males, approximately 18 to 22 years old, 5 '10, with short cropped hair, and wearing all black clothing.
Two assailants pointed guns at the victims, pushed them to the ground, and stole cash and debit cards. The assailants then fled on foot toward Admiral Street.
Students should be aware and cautious in this area of Douglas Avenue, as it has been the scene of similar crimes in the past, during the early morning hours.
Crime Alert- Armed Robbery
The Providence College Community should be aware of an ARMED ROBBERY reported to the Office of Safety and Security and the Providence Police on January 20, 2013.
Date/Time: January 20, 2013 @ approximately 1:00 A.M.
Location: Eaton Street @ Pembroke Avenue
Description: Two dark skinned males, approximately 20 years old, thin builds, 5 '9 and 6'3, scruffy beards, wearing green and dark hoodies and jeans.
One assailant pointed a handgun at the victim and stole his wallet and cell phone. A neighbor witnessed the incident and called police, who responded immediately, however the suspects had run off. Police have advised that they will be increasing patrols and utilizing unmarked vehicles in the area.
Crime Alert- ATTEMPTED LARCENY
The Providence College Community should be aware of an ATTEMPTED LARCENY reported to the Office of Safety and Security and the Providence Police on November 15, 2012.
Date/Time: November 15, 2012 @ approximately 9:46 P.M.
Location: Roadway behind Bedford Hall
Description: Four teenaged males, thin builds, 5 '8, wearing gray and dark sweatshirts and jeans.
One youth attempted to snatch a student's cell phone. The suspect was unsuccessful. A subsequent search resulted in the apprehension of one of the youths. Investigation is continuing.
Crime Alert- Assault
The Providence College Community should be aware of an Assault reported to the Office of Safety and Security and the Providence Police on November 10, 2012 at 1:30 A.M.
Date/Time: November 10, 2012 @ 12:30 A.M.
Location: Chalkstone Ave at Academy Ave., (Whiskey's Pub)
Description: Two males, late teens, thin builds, wearing dark hooded sweatshirts and jeans.
Students are reminded to contact police or Safety & Security immediately after being a victim of, or witnessing of a crime.
Do not walk alone late at night.
Students are reminded to contact the Office of Safety and Security (401-865-2222) or the Providence Police (911) immediately, to report incidents of this nature.