Off Campus Armed Robbery 1300 Block Wisconsin Avenue Northwest

Posted in Announcement

Dear Members of the Georgetown University Community,

Please be advised that on Wednesday May 08, 2019, a non GU affiliate reported to the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) that at approximately 11:17 p.m., a unidentified subject described as a black, male, wearing khaki pants, blue Helly Hanson jacket with hood, and white tennis shoes, jumped the counter of a business establishment in the 1300 block of Wisconsin Avenue Northwest and produced a semi automatic weapon. The subject then pointed the weapon at the clerk and demanded money. The subject obtained a undetermined amount of cash and fled out the front door, the subject was last seen entering a red sedan believed to be a Camry.

The Georgetown University Police Department is requesting that anyone who has information regarding this or any other incident(s), or who noticed any suspects before or after the incident to contact  The Metropolitan Police Department Second District Station at 202-715-7300, or the Detectives Office at 202-730-1903, or the Command Information Center at 202-727-9099 immediately. They may also contact GUPD at (202) 687-4343.

Date: May 08, 2019 

Time: 11:17 P.M.

Location: Off Campus

Address:  1300 Block Wisconsin Aveue Northwest 

Incident type: Armed  Robbery Gun

Respondents: Metropolitan Police Department (MPD)

Victim(s) Injuries: Unknown 

Victim(s) status: Unknown 

Witness description of suspect(s):  black, male, wearing khaki pants, blue Helly Hanson jacket with hood, and white tennis shoes 

Safety Reminder:

The Georgetown University Police Department reminds all students to practice the following security measures:

1. On campus students should call GUPD at 202.687.4343 regarding any safety concerns.

2. Off campus students with immediate safety concerns should call MPD at 911 and GUPD at 687.HELP.

3. Students noticing suspicious activities or individuals loitering around entrances to residence halls, apartments, or townhouses should immediately notify GUPD at 202.687.4343.

4. Students may utilize the services of THE NEIGHBORHOOD SHUTTLES or GUPD SAFERIDES escorts as a means of providing safe passage off-campus. Call 784.RIDE for GUPDSAFERIDES escorts.

Georgetown University Police Department (GUPD) notifies the campus community when crimes are reported to GUPD or the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) which the University believes represent a threat to its students or employees, in a manner consistent with the Campus Security Act. The University uses its best efforts to provide information that is both accurate and helpful, but community members should recognize that the University is able to relay information only as it is reported to GUPD and/or MPD.