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UMD Safety Notice 02/01/19

INCIDENT:    Burglary

OCCURRED: February 1, 2019/ Approximately 6:45 a.m.

LOCATION: Anne Arundel Hall

UMPD CASE #: 2019-5916


On February 1, 2019, at approximately 1:30 p.m., the University of Maryland Police Department was notified of a burglary that occurred at Anne Arundel Hall. A female UMD student reported to police that at approximately 6:45 a.m., a male opened her door and entered her residence. The student told the male to leave, but the male did not comply. The student then pushed the male out of her room. The male was last seen walking down the hallway until he went out of sight. 

The student described the individual as a white male, standing approximately 5'10" to 6', college aged, short brown hair, wearing a red shirt and dark pants and appeared intoxicated. 

The University of Maryland Police Department, Criminal Investigations Unit is investigating this incident. 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.

Make sure that you lock your doors and windows before you leave and when you are in for the night.

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.

See Something, Say Something!

Be Smart, Be Safe!

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.

Safety Resources:

University of Maryland Police Department

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

Prince George's County Police Department

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

UMD Police Walking Escort

Non-Emergency: 301-405-3555



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