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Home Invasion At Columbia Apartment On 111th

According to breaking911.com, there’s just been a home invasion at a Columbia apartment at 535 West 111th street (most likely University Apartment Housing). Police are looking for three males with masks and armed with guns, and NYPD Mobilization 1 was requested; according to Spec, there’s no information aside that from the police press line. Stay […]

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Robbery in Morningside

Scary stuff. Public Safety just warned the Columbia community that a little after midnight last night, two students were robbed while walking through Morningside Park. The two were approached by five or six males, one of which showed the students his gun. Here’s the full report: On April 30, 2012 at about 12:18 a.m. two […]

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Mugging and Attempted Sexual Assault

Really frightening news: Public Safety just warned Columbia students about an attempted sexual assault and a mugging earlier this weekend. On Friday evening, a woman jogging in Riverside Park was nearly sexually assaulted. Later that night, a man was robbed on Claremont Avenue and LaSalle St (up by 125th street). Here are the two alerts […]

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Armed Robbery Near Campus

What’s with all the guns these days? C’mon criminals. What is this, the 80’s? Below is the security alert released by Dean Terry Martinez. Bwog will update as we learn more. The New York City Police Department has notified us that on November 19, 2011 at about 2:05 a.m., two students were the victim of a robbery on […]

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Bwoglines: Hypotheticals Edition

Though this article refers to real people who live in apartments, the same logic holds true for dorms. Stop buzzing signing in random “Columbia students”—they could be robbing you blind! (City Room) Gamers, don’t let the Man tell you World of Warcraft is lame—it could help you find love. (NYT) A leaked memo from the […]

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Bwoglines: Of Lawsuits, Thievery, and Bed Bugs

Open (read: gender-neutral) housing at CU–it could happen! (Spec) Columbia Professor Marc Lamont Hill is suing a Philadelphia police officer in a civil rights lawsuit. Though the police have yet to comment, Bwog suspects that, like Bill O’Reilly, the police officer may have thought Professor Hill looked a bit like a cocaine dealer. (ABC News) The […]

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Robbery Last Night

Public Safety has just informed us that a student was robbed of her cell phone by two males last night at the Wien Gate. One of the suspects grabbed the student’s cell phone from behind, and as she struggled with him, she fell to the ground. The suspects then fled the scene to Morningside Park.

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Double Armed Robbery Last Night

Public Safety sent out an alert this morning about two related armed robberies that occurred late last night. On 110th St. between Broadway and Amsterdam, three victims were robbed in two separate incidents around 1:30am. One of the victims was also assaulted and knocked to the ground. The official police description of the suspect is […]

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Attempted Robbery At Banco Popular

After an attempted robbery at Banco Popular on 111th and Broadway this afternoon, much of the block as been blocked off. We’ll update you as we get more information.

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