Robbery Snatch 35th & O: Street Northwest

Dear Members of the Georgetown University Community,

 On Saturday, January 25, 2020, a student reported to the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) that at approximately 12:06 p.m., while walking in the area of 35th & “O” Street Northwest they were approached by an unidentified male subject, 5’9″ – 5’11”, thin build, wearing a gray hoodie, green vest, dark knit hat, and white skinny jeans who snatched their cellular phone from their hands and then fled the scene is a white Honda CRV bearing a Virginia Tag that was being driven by a second subject.

The Georgetown University Police Department (GUPD) is aware of similar incidents over the past several weeks in the neighborhood of a similar nature.

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: January 25, 2020
Time:  12:06 p.m.
Location: Off Campus
Address:  35th & “O” Street Northwest  
Incident type: Robbery Snatch
Respondents:  Metropolitan Police Department (MPD)

Victim(s) Injuries:
Victim(s) status:
Witness description of suspect(s):  male, 5’9″ – 5’11”, thin build, wearing a gray hoodie, green vest, dark knit hat, and white skinny jeans

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.