SECURITY BULLETIN: Student robbed of smartphone near fountain



TORONTO − A York student was robbed of her Blackberry Bold smartphone at 8:30pm on Monday, March 21, 2011, near the fountain in the Harry W. Arthurs Common at York’s Keele campus.

The robbery was reported late Tuesday. York Security is assisting Toronto Police Service in the investigation of the incident.

The suspect is described as follows:
Male, Black, 6’1” tall, slim build, 20-30 years of age, wearing a dark hoodie and a dark hat.

Should you have any information about this incident you are asked to contact Toronto Police Service directly at 416.808.2222. York Security responds to all community calls at 416.736.5333.

York Community members are reminded to always exercise personal safety by:

  • Being aware of your surroundings and the people around you
  • Report any suspicious persons or behaviour to York Security Services 

York University provides the following campus security services:

  • 24/7/365 campus security patrols
  • goSAFE foot patrols
  • Transportation – Campus Shuttle
  • 24/7/365 Monitored CCTV coverage
  • Network of Emergency “Blue Light” Telephones  

Please refer to the York Security Website for more information or further updates: