Crime Alert

Date Occurred: 
Crime Alert Number: 


Date Occurred: 9/11/2022

On 9/11/2022 at approximately 2:30am the University of Massachusetts Police Department received a report of a group of males fighting in the Southwest Residential Area, specifically in the area of Hampden Commons/Southwest Circle.  Responding officers discovered that a male had been assaulted with a bottle and his backpack and other belongings stolen.  Involved individuals fled the scene and have yet to be identified.  The individuals who fled the scene may have run towards Cance Dorm and then eventually down into the Lot 22/33 area.

This investigation is ongoing. UMPD is seeking any witnesses to this incident, or any information regarding the identity of any involved individuals.  Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact UMPD Detective Alexandra Wysocki at (413) 545-2121 or by email at Anonymous information can be left at (413) 577-TIPS (8477) or by using the UMPD anonymous witness form at

Personal safety tips can be found on the UMPD website at:

Posted: Sep 12, 2022, 12:37 pm
Last Updated: Sep 13, 2022, 1:57 pm


585 East Pleasant Street
Amherst, MA 01003-9600
413-545-2121 non-emergency
413-545-3111 emergency or 911
413-545-3113 fax


Call 413-577-TIPS (8477) or use our Anonymous Witness Form.