Armed Robbery 3500 Block of Reservoir Road

Dear Members of the Georgetown University Community,

Please be advised that the Metropolitan Police Department and the Georgetown University Police Department are currently investigating an armed robbery that occurred in the 3500 Block of Reservoir Road, NW on Saturday April 17, 2021 at 2:30 a.m.  Two GU students were walking in the area, when approached by two men in dark clothing. Both suspects displayed handguns, demanding the students to hand over their property.  After obtaining the victims’  property, the two suspects were last seen heading northbound on 36th ST NW.

The Georgetown University Police Department is requesting that anyone who has information regarding this or any other incident(s) to contact the Georgetown University Police Department (GUPD) at 202-687-4343 or The Metropolitan Police Department Second District Station at 202-715-7300, or the Detective Office at 202-730-1903, or the Command Information Center at 202-727-9099 immediately. 


Date: April 17, 2021   

Time: 2:30 a.m.

Location: Off Campus 

Address: 3500 Block of Reservoir Road NW    

Incident type: Armed Robbery 

Respondent(s): Georgetown University Police Department,  Metropolitan Police Department

Witness Description of the Suspect: Two men  wearing  dark clothing  

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 202.687.4343.

3. Students noticing suspicious activities or individuals loitering around entrances to residence halls, apartments, or townhouses should immediately notify GUPD at 202.687.4343 or use the LiveSafe app.

4. Students may utilize the services of THE NEIGHBORHOOD SHUTTLES or GUPD SafeRide escorts as a means of providing safe passage off-campus. Call 784.RIDE or use the  LiveSafe app for a GUPD SafeRide escort.

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.