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Crime Alert

Motor Vehicle Theft

The UMBC Police Department issues Crime Alerts to protect members of the University community, to promote safety, and to help reduce vulnerability.

Reported Incident: Motor Vehicle Theft

Location: Hilltop Circle at Back Road

Reported Date/Time: May 21, 2024, 1:50 p.m.

Occurred Date/Time: May 20, 2024, 11:00 p.m. - May 21, 2024, 1:45 p.m.

Incident Description: A Hyundai was reported stolen from Hilltop Circle near Back Road. The victim reported their vehicle was parked and secured at approximately 11:00 p.m. on 5/20/2024.

The theft occurred between 11:00 p.m. on 5/20/2024 and 1:45 p.m. on 5/21/2024.

If you have any information about this incident, please call UMBC Police at 410-455-5555.

Safety Tips

Victims are not to blame. Perpetrators are responsible for criminal behavior. The following safety tips may reduce vulnerability:

  • Stay alert and attuned to people are circumstances around you. Report suspicious activity to UMBC Police immediately.
  • Remove USB cables from vehicles while not in use.
  • Park in well-lit, highly visible areas.
  • Lock your vehicle and take valuables with you.
  • Consider purchasing a steering wheel lock or other anti-theft device.
Additional Resources

Posted: May 21, 2024, 2:52 PM