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Date Occurred: Various Dates

Update 12/8/17: UMPD would like to thank the community for their prompt responses, this person and has been identified.

UMPD is investigating several mailboxes being broken into in the Sylvan Residential Area. Within the past few weeks, multiple students have reported their mailboxes were broken into and had mail removed from them in both Brown and McNamara Residential Halls. Through the investigation of these reports, officers have captured a person of interest on the security cameras. This person has been “tailgating” students into the residence halls and does not appear to be a resident in the Sylvan area. UMPD is looking to identify the individual in the attached two photographs. Anyone with information about this person or these crimes is encouraged to contact UMPD Officer Liptak or Officer Sweet at (413) 545-2121. Anonymous information can be left at (413) 577-TIPS (8477) or by using the UMPD anonymous witness form at... read full alert

The annual Walk for Light, a comprehensive campus safety check led by the UMass Amherst Police Department in which students, staff and faculty spread across campus to identify and report safety-related issues, will take place Thursday, Nov. 16 beginning at 5:30 p.m. in the lobby of the Student Union.   Read the full article here.




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