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UMD Community Notice 06/10/2020

**Community Notice** 
The purpose of this e-mail is to make you aware of an incident that occurred off-campus near the University of Maryland, College Park campus. The following is a synopsis of an incident reported to the Prince George's County Police Department.
INCIDENT:                Off-Campus Commercial Robbery – Weapon Implied
OCCURRED:             June 9, 2020 / Approximately 12:22 p.m.
LOCATION:              8100 block of Baltimore Avenue (between Melbourne Place and Navahoe Street), College Park, Maryland
PGPD CASE #:           20-0027845
BRIEF DETAILS:
On June 10, 2020, at approximately 8:26 a.m., the University of Maryland Police Department was notified of an off-campus incident that occurred on June 9, 2020, at approximately 12:22 p.m.
The Prince George’s County Police Department responded to the 8100 block of Baltimore Avenue (between Melbourne Place and Navahoe Street) for a commercial robbery – weapon implied. Three suspects entered the establishment. One of the suspects implied he was armed and demanded property. The suspects then entered a vehicle and left.
The Prince George's County Police Department is investigating this incident.
Individuals with any information regarding this incident or the possible identity of suspect are encouraged to contact the Prince George’s County Police Department (911 or 301-352-1200).
When available for release, additional information, including updated descriptions of suspect, may be obtained by accessing the "UMD Safety Notice" portion of our web site: http://universityofmarylandpolice.com/stats/safety_notices.cfm  and http://umpdnews.umd.edu/
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.

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
UMD Guardian (Mobile Campus Safety App)
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.
Prince George's County Police Department
911 from mobile phone / 301-352-1200 (non-emergency) / 911
UMD Police Walking Escort
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.
NITE Ride
301-314-6483
Help Center (Peer Counseling & Crisis Intervention)
301-314-4357
Counseling Center
301-314-7651
CARE (Confidential Services for Sexual Assault/Harassment/Rape)
301-741-3442
Health Center
301-314-8180
Office of Civil Rights and Sexual Misconduct
301-405-1142 
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