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UMD Community Notice 08/24/2023


**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 Voyeur Incident

OCCURRED:              August 22, 2023 (Tuesday)/ Approximately 11:11 p.m.

LOCATION:               4600 block of Knox Road, College Park, Maryland

PGPD CASE #:           23-0049634


On Thursday, August 24, 2023, at approximately 2:02 p.m., the University of Maryland Police Department was notified by the Prince George’s County Police Department. After further investigation into this incident, the Prince George’s County Police Department is investigated this case as a voyeur incident.

On Tuesday, August 22, 2023, at approximately 11:42 p.m., the University of Maryland Police Department and the Prince George’s County Police Department responded to the 4600 block of Knox Road for a report of suspicious activity. A woman reported to police that an unknown man looked into a window at her residence. The man then left the area.

The suspect is described as a white man, between 30 and 40 years old, and thin build.

The Prince George's County Police Department is investigating this incident.

Individuals with any information regarding this incident and/or the possible identity of the 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 description of suspect(s) 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 911 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 (AT&T and Verizon Wireless) / 911
Non-Emergency Number - 301-405-3555
Prince George's County Police Department
Emergency Number - 911
Non-Emergency Number - 301-352-1200

Office of Emergency Management and Business Continuity for quick access to phone numbers and emergency guide

UMD Guardian (Mobile Campus Safety App) 

UMD Police Walking Escort



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