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​HOME INVASION

Date/Time: Monday, March 31, 2014, at approximately 12:05 a.m.

Location: 112 Pinehurst Avenue (residents are students at Johnson & Wales University)

Description:  5 black males carrying guns with bandanas covering their faces.

Providence Police reported this incident to the College and they do not believe it was a random act. The suspects entered the home through a door that was broken and unsecured.

The circumstances surrounding this incident warrant a campus crime alert pursuant to the Jeanne Cleary Disclosure Act of 1998

​CRIME ALERT IMPORTANT UPDATE: 3/28/14

The suspect has been identified and is a student at a nearby College/University.

The Office of Safety and Security is taking appropriate action under the circumstances.

​CRIME REPORTED

Possible sexual assault involving the use of date rape drug or other substances.

The Office of Safety and Security received information regarding this incident on March 26, 2014, reported to have occurred the previous weekend in a residence hall.At this time, the only information available about the suspect is that he may be a student at a nearby College or University.  The circumstances surrounding this incident warrant a campus crime alert pursuant to the Jeanne Cleary Disclosure Act of 1998.

Providence College Safety and Security.

​SAFETY ADVISORY

On Sunday, March 16, 2014, at approximately 1:10 a.m., the Office of Safety and Security received a report regarding a robbery.

The investigation revealed that PC students had left Olds Tavern, located on Douglas Avenue, and while walking on Douglas Avenue towards Eaton Street, one student was confronted, surrounded, and harassed by 10 to 15 dark skinned males, between 17 and 20 years of age.  Attempting to walk away, the student was followed by three of the males, who demanded his money, and punched him in the face.  The student turned over his money.  Another male then pushed him and took his cell phone from his pocket.  All of the youths then fled the scene towards Eaton Street.  Two youths could only be described as having dark skin, one was heavy set, wearing a dark colored sweatshirt with a hood.  The other youth was thinner, approximately 6 feet tall, having facial hair, and wearing a dark colored sweatshirt with a hood.

If you have information relating to these incidents, or witness suspicious activity, please call the Office of Safety and Security at 401-865-2391.

Providence Police – Non-emergency: 401-272-3121 / Emergency: 401-272-1111 or 911

Remember, Be Vigilant and Follow These Tips:

Be alert—notice who is on the street nearby and what is going on.

Notice appearances—be able to describe clothing, features, and anything unusual to identify a person.

 

​SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY NEAR CAMPUS

On November 17, 2013 at 2:15 a.m., a student reported that as she entered her residence on Eaton Street she noticed a male subject attempt to follow her. When confronted, the subject exposed himself, identified himself as a taxi driver and fled the area on foot.

The subject is further described as a 40 year old, light skinned, Hispanic male, 5’10” overweight, and with an accent.

 

​LARCENCY FROM PERSON

On November 17, 2013, at approximately 1: 00 a.m., a Providence College student reported she had her purse snatched while walking on Eaton Street near Radcliff Avenue.  The assailant then fled down Radcliffe towards Chad Brown Street.  He was described as a dark skinned male, approximately 22 years old, 5’ 5” thin build, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, and gray sweat pants

Providence Police Department responded to the scene and is currently investigating the incident.

​ASSAULT

On Saturday, November 2nd, a student reported she may have been drugged and sexually assaulted at an off-campus residence.  The student had been offered an opened beverage and does not accurately recall events occurring after consuming the drink.

Witnesses did observe what appeared to be an attempted sexual assault at this residence.

The victim has reported the incident to the Providence Police Department and they are investigating.

​SHOTS FIRED ON PEMBROKE AVENUE

The Providence College community should be aware of 3-4 gunshots that were fired into a parked vehicle, reported to the Office of Safety and Security.

Date/Time: September 28, 2013, at approximately 3:30 A.M.

Location: Pembroke Avenue, Providence, RI.  

Description: The occupant was described as a white male wearing a grey shirt.  The shots were fired from another vehicle described as a silver, Hyundai SUV, and bearing a RI Registration.

Remember, Be Vigilant and follow these Tips:

Be Alert – notice who is on the street nearby and what is going on.

Notice Appearances – be able to describe clothing, features, and anything unusual to identify a person

If you have information relating to these incidents, or witness suspicious activity, please call the Office of Safety and Security at 401-865-2391.

​ASSAULT WITH A DEADLY WEAPON

The Providence College community should be aware of an assault with a deadly weapon, reported to the Office of Safety and Security.

Date/Time: September 13, 2013, at approximately 8:55 PM

Location: Eaton Street and Pembroke Avenue, Providence, RI

Description: The incident occurred in the vicinity of 58 Eaton Street, at the corner of Pembroke Avenue, Providence, RI. A PC student was approached by five unidentified male subjects’ age 20 to 25.

If you have information relating to these incidents, or witness suspicious activity, please call the Office of Safety and Security at 401-865-2391.

​ASSAULT WITH A DEADLY WEAPON

The Providence College community should be aware of an assault with a deadly weapon, reported to the Office of Safety

Date/Time: September 7, 2013, at approximately 1:20 AM

Location: 146-150 Pembroke Avenue, Providence, RI

Description:  At this time, the above PC student, was approached by approximately ten Hispanic males who attempted to start a fight. After ignoring their threats, one of the unidentified males threw a glass bottle at the PC student. The glass bottle struck the student’s head, causing injuries.

If you have information relating to these incidents, or witness suspicious activity, please call the Office of Safety and Security at 401-865-2391.

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