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10/24/18 UMD Safety Notice

INCIDENT:    Voyeur Incident

OCCURRED: October 23, 2018/ Approximately 8:10 p.m.

LOCATION: 4300 Block of Rowalt Drive near Guilford Drive

UMPD CASE #: 2018-60383


On October 23, 2018, at approximately 8:21 p.m., the University of Maryland Police Department was notified about a voyeur incident that occurred in the 4300 block of Rowalt Drive near Guilford Drive. A female student reported to police that at approximately 8:10 p.m., a male was seen looking through an apartment window. 

Officers responded and searched for the male, but could not locate the individual. A video review of the cameras in the area is underway.  Officers continue to patrol the area for the suspect. 

The University of Maryland Police Department, Criminal Investigations Unit is conducting an investigation. Individuals with any information regarding this incident are encouraged to contact police at 301-405-3555. Individuals wishing to remain anonymous may email .

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Safety Tips:

The University of Maryland Police Department provides a walking escort service for anyone who feels unsafe when walking on or near campus. If you would like a walking escort, please call to request one at 301-405-3555. You may also use a blue light emergency phone to call for an escort.

Stay alert and attuned to people and circumstances around you.

Trust your instincts. They are a natural gift that tells you when something is wrong.

If you observe suspicious activity or behavior, contact the police immediately by calling #3333 from a mobile phone or 301-405-3333.

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Download the UMD Guardian app through the Google Play store or the Apple App Store. You can create a virtual safety escort or you can text a tip to UMPD.

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Emergency Number 301-405-3333/ #3333 from a mobile phone/ 911


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911 from mobile phone / 301-352-1200 (non-emergency) / 911


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Non-Emergency: 301-405-3555



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