Skip to main content

UMD Community Notice 10/14/2022

**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 Robbery with a Weapon

OCCURRED:              October 13, 2022 (Thursday)/ Approximately 11 p.m.

LOCATION:               8600 block of Baltimore Avenue, College Park, Maryland

PGPD CASE #:           22-0049638


On October 14, 2022, at approximately 8:18 a.m., the University of Maryland Police Department was notified of an off-campus robbery with a weapon that occurred in the 8600 block of Baltimore Avenue on October 13, 2022. A man reported to the Prince George’s County Police Department that he was walking in the 8600 block of Baltimore Avenue, when he was approached by three men. One of the men pointed a handgun at the victim and the other two men took the victim’s property. The suspects then left the area. No injuries were reported by the victim.

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

Individuals with any information regarding this incident or the possible identity of the suspects 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:  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.

Walk in well-lit areas.

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/ 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



Help Center (Peer Counseling & Crisis Intervention)


Counseling Center


Campus Advocates Respond and Educate to Stop Violence (CARE)


Health Center


Office of Civil Rights and Sexual Misconduct


UMD Alerts

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

Back to Top