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Criminal Activity Advisory

Theft of Auto Parts

Reported Incident: Stolen Vehicle Airbags

Location: Lot 1,Lot 23, and Hilltop Circle near Administration Garage

Reported Date: May 4, 2023

Occurred Date/Time: May 4, 2023 from 8:00 a.m. to 7:11 p.m.


On May 4, 2023, UMBC Police received reports of Honda vehicles with broken windows and stolen airbags. The incidents occurred sometime between 8:00 a.m. and 7:11 p.m. on May 4, 2023, in Lot 1 and Lot 23 and on Hilltop Circle near the Administration Garage. In all incidents, the unknown suspect(s) broke the front driver's side window to gain access to the vehicle. 

In a possibly related incident on the same date, witnesses observed two young males in Lot 22 break a vehicle window and leave in a blue sedan.  

If you have any information about these incidents, please call UMBC Police at (410) 455-5555.

Additional Information and Resources 

Perpetrators are responsible for criminal behavior. The following safety tips may reduce vulnerability for this type of criminal activity:

  • Stay alert and attuned to people and circumstances around you. Report suspicious activity to UMBC Police immediately. 

  • Lock your vehicle and take valuables with you.

  • Consider purchasing a steering wheel lock or other anti-theft device.

Bruce Perry '97, Chief of Police

Posted: May 5, 2023, 10:49 AM