Recent dorm intrusions leave NYU students on high alert for their safety at school

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Sunday, November 27, 2022
NYU students on high alert after recent dorm intrusions
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After at least two separate incidents of dorm intrusions, NYU students are on high alert for their safety at school.

NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- NYU students who live in the school's dorms are on high alert after some recent safety scares.

The student-run newspaper, Washington Square News, reports at least four dorm trespassing incident in two weeks.

In one incident, sources say a suspect jumped a turnstile at one building and followed a student to the laundry room.

The victim allegedly ran away from the suspect when the incident happened last week.

In another incident, an intruder entered a freshmen's room while she was asleep.

No students have been harmed.

It's unclear if police are looking for the same suspect or if different criminals are involved.

A handful of students told Washington Square News that feeling they feel unsafe at times in the dorms and they hope the school will take action.

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