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Date Occurred: 11/18/2015

The University of Massachusetts Police Department has been informed that the Amherst Police Department is investigating an alleged armed robbery that took place earlier this evening.   The alleged incident took place at Puffton Village Apartments which are located north of the UMass-Amherst campus, adjacent to North Village Apartments.  It is reported that the victim exited a bus and was approached by two male individuals, dressed all in black.  These individuals displayed a gun and demanded money.  At this time there is no reason to believe that an imminent risk exists for the UMass...

Date Occurred: 11/6/2015

The Amherst Police Department is investigating an alleged off-campus armed robbery in the area of Brandywine Apartments, located off of Meadow Street, north of UMass-Amherst.  It is alleged that a gun was shown during the commission of the crime; that information is unconfirmed as of this time.  The Massachusetts State Police and the UMass-Amherst Police Departments have offered support to this investigation.  At this time there is no reason to believe that an imminent risk exists for our community, and police are actively patrolling our area.  This information will be updated as the...

Complete the Lost Property Form and check with Res Halls

If you have lost an item on campus you can now complete the Lost Property Form online. Our Evidence Officer will contact you if we have your property. See Lost and Found for more information including Residential Hall Service Desk lost and found.




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