On February, 8, 2019 at 7:26 p.m., the MIT Police responded to Fenway House, located at 34 the Fenway, Boston, on a report of a burglary at that location. Arriving Officers observed the front door had been forced open. An interior search of the house was conducted and one suspect was located and taken into custody. The suspect informed Officers' that he had broken into the house with a second suspect and did not know if the second suspect was still somewhere inside the house. A secondary search of every room was conducted and the second suspect was unable to be located.
The second suspect is described as: Male, white, 5'11", medium build and 30-35 years of age.
While victims of crimes are never to blame for criminal activity, there are some precautions that can be taken. 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:
- 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.
- Always lock your office and residential doors and windows. Assure that the locks are in good working order.
- Lock your office door if you are leaving (even if only for a minute or two).
- When entering or exiting an office, make sure the door closes tightly behind you.
- Report suspicious people or activity. Report all tailgaters.
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).
Sergeant David J. O'Connor
Crime Prevention/Community Policing Unit
301 Vassar Street
Cambridge, Ma. 02139