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Campus Safety Alert

Saturday, December 3, 2016

The Becker College Police Department has received information regarding a stabbing which occurred on Salem Street in the area of the Worcester Public Library. One individual (not affiliated with Becker College) was stabbed in the arm with a knife. The victim described the suspect as a 5’9” male of unknown race and muscular build, wearing all black clothing and a black ski mask. The victim stated that he believed the attack is related to a prior altercation. The suspect fled down Franklin Street away from City Hall.

The Worcester Police Department is investigating this incident. Both the Becker College and Worcester Police Departments will be increasing presence in the area of Bancroft Hall to assist in promoting the safety and security of the College community and neighborhood. It is the advisory of this department that all College students and personnel should be alert and aware and REPORT SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY IMMEDIATELY.

If anyone has any information regarding this incident, please contact:

Becker College Police @ 508.373.9555
or
Worcester Police @ 508.799.8600 or in emergency 9-1-1

The Becker College Police Department has provided the following Personal Safety Tips:

  • Be alert to your surroundings.
  • Always utilize the Becker College Safety Escort Service by contacting Campus Police at the above number.
  • Please report any suspicious people, activities, or vehicles to the Campus Police Department immediately. If unsure if something is suspicious, report it anyway.
  • All resident halls should have the first floor doors and windows secure at all times.
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