Burglary at Sigma Chi Fraternity

July 18, 2017


Sigma Chi fraternity, which is located at 532 Beacon Street, Boston was burglarized on Tuesday, July 18, at approximately 7:00 AM.


At approximately 7:00 AM on July 18, 2017 two summer residents of 532 Beacon Street in Boston encountered two unknown males inside the house.  The first male was seen in the basement and the second male was on the second floor.  Both males exited the house through the front door after encountering the summer residents.  At this time, no property has been reported missing.


Suspect 1: Male wearing black Polo-style shirt.

Suspect 2: Male wearing blue jumpsuit.

Suggestions:  In order to protect yourself and your belongings from theft and/or facilitate the recovery of your stolen property, MIT Police encourage you to follow these tips:

ALWAYS lock your doors and windows.
Please don’t prop doors open and report tailgaters.
When entering or exiting a residence, make sure the door closes tightly behind you.
If your residence has an alarm system, make sure it is utilized properly and kept in good working order.
If you are living in an MIT FSILG or other MIT housing this summer, make sure any non-MIT residents know to call 617-253-1212 in an emergency or to report criminal activity.
Document serial numbers of all electronics and take pictures of all valuables. Keep this in a safe place to provide to the police in the event you are burglarized.
Be watchful: See Something = Say Something.
Immediately notify the MIT Police at 617-253-1212 or 100 from any campus phone if you believe a crime is occurring, has occurred, or is about to occur.
The MIT Police want to remind the MIT community that we are located in an urban setting and share many of the crime and safety issues that exist in any city.

The MIT Police are investigating this crime and request the assistance from the MIT community.  If you wish to leave an anonymous tip please call 617-258-TIPS (8-8477)

Issued by

Sgt. Andrew Turco
Crime Prevention
MIT Police Department