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UMD Community Notice 01/18/2021

**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 Indecent Exposure

 

OCCURRED:             January 18, 2021 / Approximately 5:45 p.m.

 

LOCATION:               8600 block of Baltimore Avenue (near Berwyn Road), College Park, Maryland

 

PGPD CASE #:           21-0002952

 

BRIEF DETAILS:

 

On January 18, 2021, at approximately 8 p.m., the University of Maryland Police Department was notified by the Prince George's County Police Department of an off-campus indecent exposure that was just reported to them.

 

Earlier today at approximately 5:45 p.m., a female was inside a commercial establishment in the 8600 block of Baltimore Avenue (near Berwyn Road). While inside the business, an unknown male exposed himself as the female turned around.

 

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!

 

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

 

NITE Ride

 

301-314-6483

 

http://www.transportation.umd.edu/niteride.html

 

Help Center (Peer Counseling & Crisis Intervention)

 

301-314-4357

 

helpcenterumd.org

 

Counseling Center

 

301-314-7651

 

http://counseling.umd.edu/

 

CARE Office (Free & Confidential resource for those impacted by Sexual & Relationship Violence)

 

301-741-3442

 

http://www.health.umd.edu/care

 

Health Center

 

301-314-8180

 

http://www.health.umd.edu/

 

Office of Civil Rights and Sexual Misconduct

 

301-405-1142 

 

TitleIXcoordinator@umd.edu

 

http://www.umd.edu/ocrsm/

 

UMD Alerts

 

https://alert.umd.edu

 

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