INCIDENT: 4th Degree Sex Offense (Unlawful Touching) and Indecent Exposure
OCCURRED: March 26, 2023 (Sunday)/ Approximately 7:32 p.m.
March 27, 2023 (Monday)/ Approximately 10:05 a.m.
LOCATION: 3400 Block of Tulane Drive, Hyattsville, Maryland
UMPD CASE Numbers: 2023-28039 and 2023-28186
On March 27, 2023 at approximately 12:21 a.m., the University of Maryland Police Department received a report of a 4th Degree Sex Offense (unlawful touching) that occurred at approximately 7:32 p.m. on March 26, 2023.
A woman (student) reported to police that she was walking in the area of the 3400 Block of Tulane Drive when a male approached her and touched her inappropriately. As she continued to walk, the suspect grabbed her and as she turned around saw that the man had exposed himself. The victim left the area and called police.
On March 27, 2023 at approximately 10:10 a.m., the University of Maryland Police Department received a report of an indecent exposure that had occurred at approximately 10:05 a.m. on March 27, 2023. A woman (no affiliation) reported to police that she witnessed a male who had exposed himself inside of a hallway. Upon being seen, the male fled the area.
The suspect in both incidents is described as follows: black male, appeared to be in his 30s, approximately 5’8” to 5’9” tall, skinny build. Last seen wearing a dark grey or black jacket, black pants with a white stripe down the leg, and white shoes.
Photos of the suspect can be seen here.
The University of Maryland Police Department, Criminal Investigations Unit are investigating these incidents.
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