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UMD ALERT: UPDATE Attempted Carjacking with a Weapon

UMD ALERT: UPDATE Attempted Carjacking with a Weapon

A man with a screwdriver was tapering with the ignition of a motorcycle. The owner of the vehicle approached the suspect and was able to take the screwdriver away from the suspect. The suspect left the scene, heading towards University Boulevard. More information to follow when available. 

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University of Maryland Police
Emergency Number - 301-405-3333 / #3333 from a mobile phone (AT&T and Verizon Wireless) / 911
Non-Emergency Number - 301-405-3555

UMD Guardian (Mobile Campus Safety App) 
Prince George's County Police
911 from mobile phone
Non-Emergency Number - 301-352-1200

Office of Emergency Management and Business Continuity for quick access to phone numbers and emergency guide

UMD Police Walking Escort/Non-Emergency:


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