Sexual Assault 3500 Block of R Street NW
Posted in Announcement
Dear Members of the Georgetown University Community,
Please be advised that the Metropolitan Police Department Sexual Assault Unit (MPD) is currently conducting an investigation into a sexual assault that occurred on today’s date at approximately 9:40 p.m. in the area of the 3500 Block of R Street Northwest.
On Saturday May 26, 2018, at approximately 9:40 p.m. a non-affiliate reported to MPD that while walking in the 3500 Block of R Street Northwest an unidentified male subject, 5’8 wearing blue jeans and a grey hoodie exposed himself, then touched them inappropriately. The subject then fled in an unknown direction.
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 Sexual Assault Unit at 202-727-3700, or the 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 26, 2018
Time: 9:40 P.M.
Location: Off Campus
Address: 3500 Block of R Street Northwest
Incident type: Sexual Assault
Respondents: Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) and Georgetown University Police Department (GUPD)
Victim(s) Injuries: The victim did not sustain any injuries
Witness description of suspect(s): unidentified male subject, 5’8 wearing blue jeans and a grey hoodie
The Georgetown University Police Department reminds all students to practice the following security measures:
- On campus students should call GUPD at 202.687.4343 regarding any safety concerns.
- Off campus students with immediate safety concerns should call MPD at 911 and GUPD at 687.HELP.
- Students noticing suspicious activities or individuals loitering around entrances to residence halls, apartments, or townhouses should immediately notify GUPD at 202.687.4343.
- 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 GUPD SAFERIDES escorts.
Georgetown University’s Department of Public Safety (DPS) notifies the campus community when crimes are reported to DPS 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 DPS and/or MPD.