Sexual Assault – Village A
Posted in Announcement
Dear Members of the Georgetown University Community,
On Wednesday, August 24, 2016 at approximately 9:00 p.m. a student reported to the Georgetown University Police Department (GUPD) that while entering her residence in Village A, she was approached from behind by a subject described as a black male, heavy build, wearing a blue shirt. The subject grabbed the student’s buttocks and then fled west on Library Walk towards O’Donovan Dining Hall.
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: August 24, 2016
Time: 9:00 P.M.
Location: On Campus
Address: Village A
Incident type: Sexual Assault
Respondents: Georgetown University Police Department
Victim(s): The victim was not injured
Witness description of suspect(s): black, male, heavy build, wearing a blue shirt
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.
- Practice security at home by not propping doors open, always keeping doors and windows locked, even when you are at home, and not opening the door to strangers.
- 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.
- Remember to always close and lock your office / classroom door, even when gone for only a few minutes, and keep personal belongings out of plain sight.
The Georgetown University Police Department makes broadcast notifications when crimes posing a threat to the campus community are reported to GUPD or (MPD), 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.