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UMPD Seeks Community's Help in Identifying Individuals in two Separate Investigations

UMD Safety Notice 12/17/18

INCIDENT:    4th Degree Sex Offense (unlawful touching)

OCCURRED: December 17, 2018/ Approximately 12:09 p.m.

LOCATION: In front of 6 Fraternity Row

UMPD CASE #: 2018-72444

BRIEF DETAILS:

On December 17, 2018, at approximately 12:09 p.m., the University of Maryland Police Department was notified of a 4th degree sex offense (unlawful touching) that occurred in front of 6 Fraternity Row. A female UMD student reported to police that she was walking back to her residence when a male approached her near the Chapel and began to walk with her. During the walk, the male touched the woman inappropriately in a sexual manner. The student left the area and called police.

The student described the suspect as a male with an athletic build with a beard who was wearing a gray sweater with holes.

Officers searched the area but were unable to locate the male. A video review of the cameras in the area is underway.

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 http://www.umpd.umd.edu/contact/anonymous_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:

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

 

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) 

TitleIXcoordinator@umd.edu

https://ocrsm.umd.edu/

 

UMD Alerts

https://alert.umd.edu

Sent by email via UMD Alerts to UMD Students/Faculty/Staff

Statement on Hoax Emails

Earlier today UMPD was notified by UMD Division of IT that departments across campus received bomb threat emails. We are aware that these emails are hoaxes. These emails are the same that have been sent all over the country today to schools and cities. An investigation into these emails is underway. We encourage anyone if they see suspicious activity to report it to police immediately.

To read FBI's statement regarding these emails, please click here.

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Male Charged in Connection with two Indecent Exposure Incidents

Safety Tips for your Residence over Holiday Break

Indecent Exposure Case - New Photos

Above are clearer photos of the suspect from last night's indecent exposure case.

11/19/18 UMD Safety Notice - Indecent Exposure

INCIDENT:    Indecent Exposure

OCCURRED: November 19, 2018/ Approximately 8:40 p.m.

LOCATION: Sixth Floor of McKeldin Library

UMPD CASE #: 2018-66261

BRIEF DETAILS:

On November 19, 2018, at approximately 9 p.m., the University of Maryland Police Department responded to McKeldin Library for an indecent exposure. A female UMD student reported to police that she was on the sixth floor when she saw a male who exposed himself. The female along with unknown bystanders chased the male down the stairs. Officers searched the area but were unable to locate the male. A video review of the cameras in the area is underway.

An image of the suspect can be viewed above.

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 http://www.umpd.umd.edu/contact/anonymous_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:

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

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) 

TitleIXcoordinator@umd.edu

https://ocrsm.umd.edu/

UMD Alerts

https://alert.umd.edu

UMD Text Alerts for Off-Campus Robberies 11/18/18

On Sunday, November 18, 2018, UMD text alerts were sent for two off-campus robberies. Below is the information that was sent to our campus community. The Prince George’s County Police Department are investigating both incidents.

COMMUNITY ALERT: (1/2) A person armed with a possible handgun reported at 8100 Block Baltimore Ave. Avoid the area and follow all public safety orders. Additional information will be provided when it becomes available.

COMMUNITY ALERT: (2/2) UPDATE: The incident that occurred in the 8100 block of Baltimore Avenue has been updated to a robbery with a possible handgun. The robbery occurred inside a business. The two suspects were last seen heading towards Melbourne Place. Officers searched the area for the suspects but were unable to locate them. UMPD officers will continue to patrol the area. PGPD is investigating this incident.

 

COMMUNITY ALERT: (1/2) An off-campus armed robbery has been reported at Wake Forest and Guilford Ave. Suspects, two male subjects armed with black handgun are not in custody. Last seen running towards Calvert Rd . Be alert. Stay away from area. Additional information will be provided when it becomes available.

COMMUNITY ALERT: (2/2) UMPD has cleared the scene of the off-campus armed robbery that occurred at Wake Forest and Guilford Avenue. Officers will continue to patrol the area. Suspects are not in custody. If you see something suspicious, call the police. PGPD is investigating this incident.

 

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UMPD Seeks Community's Help in Theft Case

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