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UMD Community Notice / Off Campus Indecent Exposure

UMD Community Notice / Off Campus Indecent Exposure

INCIDENT:    Off Campus Indecent Exposure

 

OCCURRED: September 29, 2018 at approximately 2:24 a.m.

 

LOCATION: College Avenue and Hopkins Avenue College Park, Maryland

 

UMPD CASE #: 2018-55913

 

PGPD CASE # 18092900000232

 

BRIEF DETAILS:

At approximately 2:24 a.m., University of Maryland Police officers responded to the intersection of College Avenue and Hopkins Avenue to assist the Prince George’s County Police Department with the report of an Indecent Exposure.  A University of Maryland student advised that an unknown male was observed exposing himself on the opposite side of the street from where the student was standing.  The male started to walk toward the student and the student yelled at him.  The male then ran away and was last seen running behind a house on College Avenue in the direction of Baltimore Avenue.

  

The suspect is described as a male, late 20’s to early 30’s, between 5’7” – 5’9” in height, wearing a royal blue hoodie/windbreaker jacket.

Officers from the Prince George’s County Police Department and University of Maryland Police Department continue to patrol the area for the suspect. 

The Prince George’s County Police Department is conducting an investigation. Individuals with any information regarding this incident or the possible identity of the suspect are encouraged to contact police (911 or 301-352-1200).

 

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

 

NITE Ride

301-314-6483

http://www.transportation.umd.edu/niteride.html

 

Help Center (Peer Counseling & Crisis Intervention)

301-314-4357

http://www.umdhelpcenter.org/

 

Counseling Center

301-314-7651

http://counseling.umd.edu/

 

CARE (Confidential Services for Sexual Assault/Harassment/Rape)

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 

TitleIXcoordinator@umd.edu

ocrsm.umd.edu

 

UMD Alerts

https://alert.umd.edu

 


Sent by University of Maryland Police Department
University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742