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Crime log: Property stolen from Smith Center found in Amsterdam room

Simple Assault

Public Property on Campus (22nd and I streets)
8/13/2019 – 11:45 p.m.
Closed Case

GW Police Department officers responded to a report that an unknown male subject struck an individual in the face on the corner of 22nd and I streets. GWPD and Metropolitan Police Department officers canvassed the surrounding area but could not locate the subject.

– Referred to MPD.

Theft II/Bicycles

University Yard
8/16/2019 – 9:45 a.m.
Open Case

A male student reported that someone stole his bike which was secured to a rack in University Yard.

– Case open.

Unlawful entry

Mitchell Hall (7-Eleven Store)
8/18/2019 – 8:30 a.m.
Closed Case

A GWPD officer observed a male individual who was previously barred from campus while on patrol at 7-Eleven. The officer issued the individual an updated bar notice and escorted him out of the store.

– Subject barred.


Columbia Plaza Apartments
8/18/2019 – 7:30 p.m.
Open Case

A male student reported that an unknown female subject whom he met over a dating app blackmailed him.

– Case open.

Destruction of Property/Vandalism

2125 G St.
8/19/2019 – Unknown
Closed Case

A faculty member reported that someone destroyed her desk drawer inside her second-floor office. Nothing was taken. MPD responded to the scene and issued a report.

– No suspects or witnesses.

Theft II/From Building

Smith Center
8/21/2019 – Unknown
Closed Case

GWPD officers who responded to a fire alarm in Amsterdam Hall found Smith Center property in the student’s room where the fire was reported.

– Referred to the Office of Enrollment and the Student Experience.

Theft I/From Motor Vehicle.

Public Property on Campus (2100 Block of H Street)
8/21/2019 – 12:45 p.m.
Closed Case

A non-GW affiliated male individual reported someone stole a tool from his work truck outside Lisner Auditorium.

– No suspects or witnesses.

Theft II/Bicycles, Threats in a Menacing Manner

Shenkman Hall (Food Court)
8/21/2019 – 7:10 p.m.
Closed Case

A male subject unaffiliated with GW reported that someone took a threat stance against him. The man also reported that a bicycle was stolen from him before he entered Shenkman Hall.

– No identifiable subject.

– Compiled by Lia DeGroot.

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