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UMD Safety Notice 08/28/17

INCIDENT:    Indecent Exposure

OCCURRED: August 27, 2017, between 7:15 a.m. and 7:30 a.m.

LOCATION: Campus Drive near Lot 1B area and Alleghany Alley towards Mowatt Lane Parking Garage

UMPD CASE #: 2017-55317


Sunday evening around 9:05 p.m., UMPD officers met with two individuals who reported indecent exposure incidents that occurred between 7:15 and 7:30 Sunday morning.  

The first incident occurred at approximately 7:15 a.m.‎, in the area of Campus Drive and lot 1B. The second incident occurred in the area of Allegany Hall around 7:30 a.m. Both incidents involved a naked male who approached female UMD students. 

A video review of our cameras ‎is currently under way. Officers have increased their patrol presence around campus.

The University of Maryland Police Department, Criminal Investigations Unit is conducting an investigation. Individuals with any information regarding this incident are encouraged to contact police at 301-405-3555. Individuals wishing to remain anonymous may email .

When available for release, additional information, may be obtained by accessing the "UMD Safety Notice" portion of our web site: and


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.

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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