Robbery 3300 Block of Prospect ST NW

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Dear Members of the Georgetown University Community,

The Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) is currently conducting an investigation into a reported Robbery that occurred on Friday November 3, 2017 at approximately 1:00 am in the 3300 Block of Prospect ST Northwest.

The victim (Non GU Affiliated) reported that while walking in the area of the 3300 Block of Prospect ST Northwest, they were approached by an unidentified black male wearing a grey hoodie, tan pants, 6’1 approx. 230lbs with a light colored baseball cap and light colored shoes. The suspect asked the victim for directions, and then displayed a silver revolver, demanding cash from the victim. The suspect left in an unknown direction. The victim did not sustain any physical injuries.

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: November 3, 2017
Time: 1:00 am
Location: Off Campus
Address:  3300 Block of Prospect ST Northwest 

Incident type: Robbery
Respondents:  Metropolitan Police Department

Victim(s) status:
Witness description of suspect(s):  The suspect was last seen wearing a grey hoodie tan pants 6’1 approx. 230lbs light colored baseball cap and light colored shoes 

Safety Reminders:

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.