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ASSAULT AND ATTEMPTED ROBBERY
Between Saratoga Garage and Redwood
In compliance with the "Timely Notice" provisions of the federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act of 1998 the University Police are giving notice of a crime that was reported to have occurred on Arch Street (between Saratoga Garage and Redwood)
On June 11, 2013 at approximately 0950 am. a female left the Saratoga Parking Garage and was walking South on Arch Street. She was making a call on her cell phone when a tall black male grabbed her backpack and pulled on it, throwing her off balance. A by-stander yelled out and the suspect ran South on Arch Street. The victim was not injured and nothing was taken.
Black male, Tall (no additional description at this time)
500 block of W. Lexington Street
In compliance with the "Timely Notice" provisions of the federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act of 1998 the University Police are giving notice of a disturbing act that was reported to have occurred in the 500 block of W. Lexington Street.
On May 1, 2013, at approximately 0650 am, a female student was walking in the 500 block of W. Lexington Street when a young black male grabbed her arm and made an explicit sexual statement to her. The suspect then fled westbound on Lexington Street toward Martin Luther King Blvd. The student stated that the suspect walked with a “gait” (limp). The student was not injured. The Baltimore Police recently informed us that they have had similar incidents just south of the Campus in the Cross Street area near the bars and clubs.
Suspect: Black male, 17-20 years old, dark complexion, dark pants, green hoodie.
- Report any and ALL suspicious activity to the Police immediately.
- Travel in groups when possible.
- Avoid contact with unknown and suspicious people.
- Utilize the Campus Shuttle & Public Transportation.
- USE the campus escort service.
- Be mindful of your surroundings and where to park
- Don't use your cell or I-phone while walking.
- Travel in well lighted areas.
- Use the Department of Public Safety’s escort service by calling ext. 6-6882 from a campus phone or 410-706-6882.
- Don't resist, "Give up your property-not your life".
- Report all crimes to the Police immediately.
- Utilize the Campus Shuttle and Public Transportation
- Park in Well Lit Areas, Utilize Campus Parking Facilities.
- Travel in groups when possible.
- Pay attention to your surroundings.
- Don't put yourself in the position to become a victim.
Anyone with information or having any knowledge of these incidents is asked to call the University Police Criminal Division at 410.706.3573.
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6/11/2013: A new Crime Alert has been posted. Please see the Crime Alert section for more details