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Public Safety reached out to the University community last week via email on Wednesday, Sept. 12 after receiving two complaints regarding stolen property in two seperate academic buildings.

A wallet and laptop were taken from an office in Marillac Hall and a room in the Tobin College of Business, according to Public Safety. This theft comes just a few months after professor alleged textbooks were stolen from some offices in the basement of St. John Hall.

Following an investigation, Public Safety finds a male entered an office in Marillac Hall at 3 p.m. and then entered the Tobin College of Business in a different clothes. The male is believed to have removed a laptop around 3:50 p.m.

According to Public Safety’s internal, the New York Police Department has been notified and are investigating.

“Public Safety would like to remind the University community to always secure all doors when leaving a room or office,” the email said. “If you observe any type of suspicious activity on or off campus, immediately notify 911 and Public Safety.”

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Isabella Bruni, Managing Editor
Isabella Bruni is a senior journalism major with a minor in Italian and International Studies. Isabella hopes to maintain the Torch’s vast news coverage and increase its online presence all while focusing on managing the business side of the newspaper and building relationships with advertisers. She has been part of the Torch since her freshman year starting as a copy editor, becoming chief copy editor her sophomore year and then news editor her junior year. Have any questions? Email Isabella at [email protected] or [email protected] 
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