Sexual Assault – Off Campus

Posted in Announcement

Dear Members of the Georgetown University Community,
On Monday September 12, 2016 at approximately 10:40 p.m. a student reported to the Georgetown University Police Department (GUPD and Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) that while walking in the area of 35th & “N” Street Northwest they were approached from behind by an unidentified male subject described as a Hispanic, male, 5’4”, slim build, dark hair and eyes, wearing a red hoodie and dark shorts. The subject then touched the student inappropriately before fleeing eastbound on “N” Street Northwest. 

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 Sexual Assault Unit at 202-727-3700, or the Command Information Center at 202-727-9099 immediately. They may also contact GUPD at 202- 687-4343.
Date: September 12, 2016  

Time: 10:40 P.M.  

Location: Off Campus  

Address:  35th & “N” Street Northwest

Incident type: Sexual Assault (Fondling) 

Respondents: Georgetown University Police Department / Metropolitan Police Department  

Victim(s): The victim was not injured 

Victim(s) status:  

Witness description of suspect(s): Hispanic, male, 5’4”, slim build, dark hair and eyes, wearing a red hoodie and dark shorts.

 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 GUPD SAFERIDES escorts.

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.