Off Campus Burglary 3600 Block R Street Northwest

Dear Members of the Georgetown University Community,

On Wednesday, May 15, 2019, a non GU affiliated complainant reported to the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) that on Tuesday, May 14, 2019, at approximately 8:50 p.m., they discovered an unidentified black male, 5’11”- 6’0″, dark complexion, wearing a black hoodie and black gloves in their living room searching through personal property. The suspect assaulted the complainant and tied them up. The subject then fled from the residence in an unknown direction. Further investigation revealed that there was an undetermined amount of US currency missing. There were no signs of forced entry; it is believed that the subject entered the residence through an unlocked door.

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:  May 14, 2019  

Time: 8:50 p.m.

Location: Off Campus  

Address:  3600 Block R Street Northwest

Incident type: Burglary

Respondents: Metropolitan Police Department

Victim(s): Sustained minor injury

Victim(s) status: Treated and Released

Witness description of suspect(s):  black male, 5’11”-6’0″, dark complexion, wearing a black hoodie and black gloves.   

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. 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.

4. Students noticing suspicious activities or individuals loitering around entrances to residence halls, apartments, or townhouses should immediately notify GUPD at 202.687.4343.

5. 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 GUPDSAFERIDES escorts.

6. Remember to always close and lock your residence 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.