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Police Briefs — Week of March 4

Caution tape is pictured in front of the scene of a car crash that caused power outages throughout lower campus on Sept. 12, 2018.

Chem fatale

On Feb. 28 at 9:53 a.m., Tufts University Police Department (TUPD) responded to a chemical spill and minor injury at Pearson Chemistry Laboratory. A student accidentally splashed methylene chloride on their face and immediately afterwards washed the chemical compound off using the eye wash station. The student signed a medical refusal.

Mr. Toad's wild SafeRide

On March 2 at 12:17 a.m., TUPD responded to a report on Electric Avenue of a person unconscious, but breathing, inside a Tufts SafeRide vehicle. The student was treated by Tufts Emergency Medical Services and then transported to the hospital for further evaluation.

An a-chair to remember

Later that day at 1:30 a.m., TUPD responded to a report of a disturbance at Houston Hall. A student reported hearing loud banging noises from a room nearby and found pieces of a broken chair in the hallway. TUPD confirmed that a chair had been broken and identified the individual responsible. The case has been handed over to the dean of Student Affairs.