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UMD Advisory: Burglary of a Chemistry Lab

UMD Advisory: Burglary of a Chemistry Lab

The purpose of this advisory is to make you aware of a burglary that was reported to the University of Maryland Police Department.

 

INCIDENT:    Burglary of a Chemistry Lab 

 

OCCURRED: Between August 9, 2017, at approximately 5 p.m. and August 10, 2017, at approximately 5 p.m.

 

LOCATION: Chemistry Building

UMPD CASE #: 2017-50848

 

BRIEF DETAILS:

 

On Thursday, August 10, 2017, at approximately 5:14 p.m., the University of Maryland Police Department responded to the Chemistry Building for a burglary. A male UMD employee reported to police that laboratory equipment and small amounts of two toxic substances were missing from the lab.

 

The amount that was taken is not deemed to be a health or safety risk to the public or our campus community.  They are highly diluted standards used for testing purposes.

 

Our detectives are conducting an investigation and a video review of our cameras in the area is underway.

 

Individuals with any information regarding this incident are encouraged to contact police at 301-405-3555 or may do so anonymously by emailing http://www.umpd.umd.edu/contact/anonymous_tip.cfm .

Sent by University of Maryland Police Department
University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742