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Crime Alert

Armed Robbery

October 11, 2018 7:51 AM

Crime Alerts are issued by the UMBC Police to alert the campus community of incidents on or near Campus.


Incident:             Armed robbery (handgun)

Location:            Back Road near basketball courts

Date/time:          October 10, 2018 at 9:50 p.m.

On October 10, 2018 at 9:50 pm a male student was robbed at gunpoint by two high school acquaintances while attempting to sell a pair of sneakers.

Individuals with any information about this incident please call the UMBC Police at 410-455-5555.

The UMBC Police Station is a safe trade location. If you are going to buy or sell items online and make face to face transactions you can make a safe trade by meeting the individual(s) at the UMBC Police Station.

Safety Tips:

The UMBC police provides an escort service for anyone who feels unsafe when walking on or near campus.  If you would like an escort please call 410-455-5555.  If you observe suspicious activity or behavior, contact the police immediately by calling 410-455-5555.  

Stay alert and attuned to people and circumstances around you.

Trust your instincts.  They are a natural gift that tells you when something is wrong.

See Something, Say Something!  Be Smart, Be Safe!

Paul Dillon
Chief of Police