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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.Assault/Attempt Robbery
Suspect # 1 - Juvenile Male wearing a Black Hoodie
Suspect # 2 - Juvenile Male Wearing a Blue Hoodie
Suspect # 3 - Juvenile Male Wearing a Gray Hoodiie
ASSAULT & ROBBERY (POSSIBLY ARMED)
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 an act of violence reported to have occurred in the 700 Block of West Pratt Street.
On March 23, 2013, at approximately 12:50 pm, a student was assaulted and robbed of his cell phone and back pack in the 700 block of W. Pratt Street. The suspect came up behind the victim and pushed something into his back and demanded his cell phone and back pack. After giving the suspect his property, the suspect ran south on Penn Street, away from campus. The victim was not injured.
SUSPECT: Black male, 6', long dredlocks, black hat, green sweat shirt, Jeans. May have been armed with an unknown weapon.
The University of Maryland, Baltimore Police Force, with the aid of the Baltimore Police Department are working together on this incident.
- 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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Frequently Asked Questions
How do I report an incident or suspicious activity?
- For all emergency incidents, call 410 / 706-3333 or x711.
- For all non-emergency incidents, call 410 / 706-6882 or x6-6882.
How do I use the escort services?
- Call the Police Communication Operator at 410 / 706-6882.
What do I do if my ID or Access card is lost or stolen or is not working properly?
- Report it to the University Police as soon as possible.
- A new access card can be processed at the One Card Office or call 410 / 706-6943 for details.
- For other card access questions such as your card not working properly call x6-6882.
- On nights and weekends call 410 / 706-6882 or you can email firstname.lastname@example.org.
How can I recover lost or found property?
- Be able to give a verbal or written description of the property.
- Bring a valid Photo ID.
- Claim your property within one year and 31 days of University Police having procession of the property.
How can I request University Police or Security for a special event?
- Send us a request using our online form.
How can I get information on weekly crime statistics and safety tips?
- Call the Crime Occurrences and Personal Safety Line at 410 / 706-2677 (x6-COPS)
- This line provides a weekly recorded update of campus crime statistics and personal safety tips.
How do I join the RAD (Rape Aggression Defense) Program?
- Call 410 / 706-1408 for information about scheduled classes.
- Call the Athletic Center to register at 410 / 706-3902.
- If you have 10 or more women in your class or department and want to request a special time send a letter to: Assistant Vice President for Public Safety and Chief of Police Antonio Williams, University of Maryland Police Department, 214 North Pine Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21201.
How do I obtain a copy of a Police report?
- Call 410 / 706-6882 to make this request.
- Please have your complaint number ready.
- Fee: $20.00 (check or money order).
- Staff Review must authorize release of reports.
How do I find out more about UM information as it pertains to the Students Rights-to-Know and the Campus Security Act?
The Student Right-to-Know and the Campus Security Act requires that the University of Maryland make readily available to its students and prospective students the institutional policies concerning campus security, alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, and other matters. This information can be found in the University of Maryland, Police Department's "Safety Begins With You" and the Student Answer Book which is at the address: http://www.umaryland.edu/student/sab/
Should you wish to obtain any of the information found in these booklets or the booklets themselves, please send your request along with your name, mailing address, and school name to:
Attn: Student Right to Know Request
Southern Management Corporation Campus Center
621 W. Lombard St.
Baltimore, MD 21201
The UM campus crime statistics report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning crimes that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by the University of Maryland; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus.
How do I look up Sex Offenders in Maryland?
There is a Maryland Sex Offenders Registry in Maryland that is maintained by the Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services. Sex offenders can be queried by name and zip code.