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TTD/TTY: 410 706-3416

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Campus Crime Alerts

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 incident that was reported to have occurred.

Armed Robbery 100 Block North Greene Street
Campus Related
On October 6, 2014, at approximately 10:28 PM  a female nursing student was walking in the 100 Block of North Greene Street when she was approached by three African American males. One of the males produced a hand gun and took the victims cell phone, duffle bag and twenty dollars. All three supects ran South on Greene Street and then east on Fayette street. The student was not injured during this incident.
This incident is being investigated by the the University of Maryland, Baltimore Police Department and the Baltimore Police Department Central District DDU Unit.

Suspect Information
Suspect # 1 approximately 6 ft, wearing gray sweats, dark hoodie
Suspect # 2 approximately 6 ft, wearing gray sweats, dark hoodie
Suspect # 3 approximately 6 ft, wearing dark nylon sweat pants with a stripe

Safety Tips

  • Travel in groups
  • Utilize the campus escort van and shuttle
  • Be aware of your surroundings
  • Gife up your property and not your life

Attempted  Robbery 500 Block W. Pratt Street
On October 6, 2014, at approximately 7:45 PM, a female University of Maryland Medical Center employee was the victim of an assault/attempted robbery while walking in the 500 block of W. Pratt Street. The victim reported that an African American male came from between two parked cars and attempted to snatch her book bag from her back as she walked by. As the suspect grabbed her book bag the force use caused her to turn around where she was now facing the suspect. The suspect then grabbed the victims face by cupping her chin. No words were exchanged before the suspect ran east on Pratt Street. The suspect did not get the victims property nor was the victim injured.

Suspect Information
# 1 male, 5'9-5'10, 30-40 yrs, average build,wearing blue jeans, flannel shirt,dark hoodie

Safety Tips

  • Walk in groups
  • Use the campus escort or shuttle service
  • Pay attention to your surroundings
  • Give up your property and not your life

Anyone with information or having any knowledge of any incidents is asked to call the University Police Criminal Division at 410.706.3573.

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News

 2013 End-of-Year Crime Overview

The following is a brief recap of the 2013 crime statistics for the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB):

There were no murders, rapes, or arsons reported in 2013 or 2012.
 
There were seven robberies in 2013 compared to nine robberies in 2012. In 2013, four of the seven robberies involved cell phones. Eight of the nine robberies in 2012 involved cell phones.
 
There were 24 assaults in 2013 compared to 14 in 2012.

There were two burglaries in 2013 compared to two in 2012.

There were 120 thefts in 2013 compared to 140 in 2012.

There were four car thefts in 2013 compared to one in 2012.
 
To recap, UMB had decreases in robberies and thefts and increases in assaults and car thefts in 2013. Overall, UMB experienced a 5 percent decrease in crime in 2013 compared to 2012.
Source: UMB Police Force