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UMD Safety Notice 09/03/2022

INCIDENT:                Indecent Exposure

OCCURRED:             September 2, 2022 (Friday)/ Approximately 5:30 p.m.

LOCATION:              Between the Wind Tunnel Building (Paint Branch Drive) and the College Park Metro, College Park, Maryland

UMPD CASE #:         2022-65091

BRIEF DETAILS:

On September 2, 2022, at approximately 10:30 p.m., the University of Maryland Police Department received a report of an indecent exposure that occurred at approximately 5:30 p.m., earlier that day.

A female student reported to police that her and her two friends got on the Shuttle-UM 104 bus at the Wind Tunnel Building. As the bus was traveling towards the College Park Metro, a male attempted to engage with one of the females. The group got up and relocated to a different area of the bus. The male then sat near one of the females and exposed himself. The group exited the bus at the College Park Metro and continued walking towards the Metro station. The male was last seen near the bus stop at the College Park Metro.

The suspect is described as a middle-aged black male, with little to no hair. The suspect was wearing a red Maryland shirt, a purple Raven’s Hat, purple Raven’s sandals and black sunglasses.

Our Criminal Investigations Unit is investigating this incident. Anyone with information regarding this incident, or the possible identity of suspect, is encouraged to contact us.

Please call us at 301-405-3555 or you can email investigations@umpd.umd.edu . Individuals wishing to remain anonymous, may submit a tip at   http://www.umpd.umd.edu/contact/submit_tip.cfm

When available for release, additional information, 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/home

Safety Tips:

If you observe suspicious activity or behavior, contact the police immediately by calling 911 or 301-405-3333 or via the UMD Guardian app.

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.

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.

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.

Safety Resources:

University of Maryland Police Department

Emergency Number 301-405-3333 / 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

NITE Ride

301-314-6483

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

Help Center (Peer Counseling & Crisis Intervention)

301-314-4357

https://helpcenterumd.org/

Counseling Center

301-314-7651

http://counseling.umd.edu/

Campus Advocates Respond and Educate to Stop Violence (CARE)

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 (OCRSM)

301-405-1142  

TitleIXcoordinator@umd.edu

https://ocrsm.umd.edu/

UMD Alerts

https://alert.umd.edu

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