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BECKER COLLEGE POLICE SAFETY ALERT

February 19, 2014

The Becker College Police Department has received information that a patient (not affiliated with Becker College) in a local area hospital claimed to have been shot while in the area of West Street and Dayton Street at approximately 12:00 p.m. on February 19, 2014. The subject claimed that she was walking in the area and heard a loud bang and felt pain in her leg. Police responded from the hospital to the area and found that no crime scene could be located in or around the location that was reported. There is no suspect description. The patient also reported that she was driven to the hospital by a friend. However, that friend dropped her off at the hospital and left. Worcester Police and Becker College Police checked the area, and a search for witnesses and evidence was conducted.

The Worcester Police Department is actively investigating this reported incident. Both the Becker College and Worcester Police Departments will be continuing patrols of the area 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. Even if you are unsure 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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