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Robbery (Unarmed)

Robbery (Unarmed)
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06/17/2019
A Johns Hopkins Affiliate was walking southbound in the 100 block of N. Broadway on the eastside of the street when the suspect ran up from behind and grabbed the victim’s purse.

East Baltimore Campus

Type of Incident:  Robbery (Unarmed)

Location:  100 N. Broadway (between Fayette and Fairmount)

Time:  4:05 pm

Suspect(s) Description:  African American Male, mid-twenties, 6’ tall, approximately 190 lbs., wearing black shorts and a black hooded athletic shirt.           

NARRATIVE:
A Johns Hopkins Affiliate was walking southbound in the 100 block of N. Broadway on the east side of the street when the suspect ran up from behind and grabbed the victim’s purse. The victim refused to let go, and after brief struggle the suspect gained possession of the purse fleeing south on Broadway and east on Baltimore Street.  The Protective Services Officer (PSO) positioned at Broadway and Fairmount was quickly alerted to the robbery and gave chase. During the foot pursuit, the suspect tossed the purse which was recovered by the PSO. The victim reported her wallet was missing from the purse. The victim sustained minor scratches and did not require medical treatment. A canvass of the area was negative.

This incident is being actively investigated by the Baltimore Police Department. If you witnessed or have any information regarding this incident, please contact the Baltimore Police Department's Southeastern District at 410-396-2422, or Corporate Security's Communications Office at 410-955-5585.

You can find additional information and outcomes of this or other crimes that occurred on our campus on our website.


SAFETY TIPS

  • All faculty, staff and students are reminded to remain alert and aware of their surroundings.
  • When walking, whenever possible walk in groups of two or more.
  • Utilize 24/7 escort and transportation services while on campus.
  • Should you find yourself the victim of a robbery, do not resist and do not pursue suspects.  Always remember to stay calm, listen and observe intently, surrender any requested property and report the crime as soon as possible. 

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