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Crime Alert

Armed Robbery

February 13, 2019 9:53 AM

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


Incident:             Armed robbery (Knife)

Location:            Inner Hilltop Cir. between Commons Dr. & Admin. Dr.

Date/time:          February 12, 2019 10 pm

On February 12 at 10 pm a male student was robbed and assaulted by two males, one had a knife, while walking to his vehicle. The males were described as African-american, 21 to 25 years of age. One was described as 6'0 tall with a deep voice and the other as 5'8. Both were wearing black hooded sweatshirts. Suspects fled on foot toward Commons Garage.

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

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