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UMD Text Alerts for 01/18/19 Burglary

On Saturday, January 19, 2018, UMD text alerts were sent for a burglary that occurred on campus. Below is the information that was sent to our campus community via text message and the press release that was issued on January 22, 2019.

UMD ALERT: Burglary

On January 18, 2018, at approximately 11:38 p.m., a burglary was reported at Fraternity Row #1. A resident heard a noise and went to a bathroom and found a white male with a beard attempting to enter through a window. The resident yelled and the suspect left the house. The suspect was seen with another male running towards a red PT Cruiser. Both males got into the vehicle and were observed leaving north on Baltimore Avenue towards Campus Drive. The vehicle's right side brake light is out.

UMD ALERT: All Clear - Burglary

Officers located the vehicle involved and took the suspect into custody. When available for release, additional information pertaining to this incident can be found at