Robbery by force and violence 3500 Block of O ST NW

Dear Members of the Georgetown University Community,

Please be advised that at 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, August 27, 2019 a GU Student reported to the Georgetown University Police Department (GUPD) and The Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) that at 2:00 a.m. on Tuesday, August 27 while in the area of the 3500 Block of O ST Northwest, they were approached by two unknown males, one male subject wearing a black shirt with light trousers with a beard, the other subject description is unknown. The subjects pushed the student to the ground, holding them down, before taking their personal property.  The subjects then fled the area on foot in separate directions. 

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: August 27, 2019

Time: 12:30 P.M.

Location: Off Campus

Address:  3500 Block of O ST Northwest  

Incident type: Robbery by force and violence
Respondents:  Georgetown University Police Department (GUPD) and Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) 

Victim(s) Injuries: facial abrasions, and bruises

Victim(s) status: Did not require medical attention

Witness description of suspect(s):  One subject wearing a black shirt with light pants with a beard, 2nd subject unknown description    

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 GUPDSAFERIDES escorts.

Georgetown University Police Department (GUPD) notifies the campus community when crimes are reported to GUPD or the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) which the University believes represent a threat to its students or employees, 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.