Off Campus Armed Robbery (Gun) 3200 Block M Street Northwest

Posted in Announcement

Dear Members of the Georgetown University Community,

The Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) is currently conducting an investigation into a reported Armed Robbery (Gun) that occurred on Saturday, November 17, 2018, at approximately 10:30 p.m., in the 3200 Block of “M” Street Northwest.

The complainant (Non GU Affiliated) reported that at approximately 10:30 p.m. two (2) unidentified black male subjects wearing mask, and all dark clothing entered the business establishment armed with a silver colored handgun and demanded money. The subjects fled in an unknown direction with a undetermined amount of money.

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 17, 2018

Time: 10:30 p.m.

Location: Off Campus

Address:  3200 Block of “M” Street Northwest

Incident type: Armed Robbery (Gun)

Respondents:  Metropolitan Police Department


Victim(s) status:

Witness description of suspect(s): (S-1) black, male, thin build, wearing a mask, black hoodie, and blue or black pants, armed with a silver colored handgun, (S-2) black, male, thin build, wearing a mask, black hoodie, and blue or black pants. 

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.

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.