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711 or 410 706-3333.
TTD/TTY: 410 706-3416

Non-Emergencies Phone
x6-6882 or 410 706-6882.

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Campus Crime Alerts

Armed Robbery on Campus

Armed Robbery / University-Related
November 19, 2014

University of Maryland, Baltimore Police report an armed robbery occurred on campus Wednesday evening. At approximately 6:15 pm Wednesday a School of Medicine staff member was running westbound in the 800 block of West Baltimore Street when he was confronted by two men, one armed with a handgun, who demanded his property. The victim surrendered his backpack, but before he could also surrender his purse, a passerby appeared and the two suspects fled. The suspects were last seen running northbound toward Fairmount Avenue in the alley between the Poppleton Garage and a construction site.

The suspects are described as black males, both approximately 5' 9" to 5'10" tall and wearing dark clothing. One of the suspects was wearing a dark ski mask.

Police urge you to walk in groups if possible, remain aware of your surroundings, and don't walk and talk or text. Surrender property if confronted. And report suspicious activity at 711 on campus, or 410-706-3333. Escorts are available on foot 24 hours a day, and by van during most hours. Call 410-706-6882 to arrange for a security escort.

Assault/Robbery on Campus
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.

The Baltimore Police Department Southern District is investigating an assault and robbery that occurred at approximately 8:50 pm on November 12, 2014. BPD reported to University of Maryland, Baltimore Police that a Johns Hopkins University student was walking southbound on the west side of the unit block of Martin Luther King Boulevard, between Baltimore and Lombard Streets, when he was confronted by two men who demanded his property. The victim refused to surrender his property and was beaten and robbed. The two suspects were last seen fleeing westbound on Hollins Street.

Both suspects are described as tall African-American males wearing dark clothing.

Police urge you to walk in groups if possible, remain aware of your surroundings, and don't walk and talk or text. Surrender property if confronted. And report suspicious activity at 711 on campus, or 410-706-3333. Escorts are available on foot 24 hours a day, and by van during most hours. Call 410-706-6882 to arrange for a security escort.

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