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Crime log: Subject barred after shoplifting at bookstore
By Max Porter, Contributing News Editor • February 26, 2024

Crime log: Subject punches staff member after refusing to give him money

Simple Assault, Panhandling

Public Property on Campus (2200 Block of I Street)
10/24/2023 – Noon
Closed Case

A female staff member reported that a male subject punched her after refusing to give him money.

– Referred to the Metropolitan Police Department

Harassment (Verbal or Written)

Public Property on Campus (2200 Block of I Street)
10/24/2023 – 1:25 p.m.
Closed Case

A female student reported that a non-GW affiliated subject verbally harassed her as she walked to her destination. GW Police Department officers canvassed the area and made contact with the subject, determining that the subject required medical evaluation. Emergency Medical Response Group officials responded and transported the subject to the GW Hospital for further medical treatment. Shortly thereafter, GWPD officers issued the subject a bar notice.

– Subject barred

Theft II/From Building

University Student Center
Reported 10/24/2023 – Unknown Date and Time
Open Case

A female student reported their purse stolen after leaving it unattended.

– Case open

Harassment (Verbal or Written)

Thurston Hall
Reported 10/25/2023 – Multiple Dates and Times
Open Case

A female student reported offensive messages written on their whiteboard.

– Case open

Theft II/Other

Public Property on Campus (2200 Block of G Street)
10/25/2023 – 6:30-8:20 p.m.
Open Case

A male student reported their electric scooter stolen.

– Case open

Traffic Accident: Hit and Run

Public Property on Campus (500 Block of 19th Street)
10/25/2023 – 11:52 p.m.
Closed Case

GWPD and MPD officers responded to a female student’s report that their vehicle was damaged after a hit and run accident.

– Referred to MPD

Unlawful Entry

Mitchell Hall (7-Eleven Store)
10/26/2023 – 6:53 a.m.
Closed Case

GWPD officers responded to a report of a previously barred male subject on GW property. Officers reiterated the parameters of the bar notice and escorted the subject off campus.

– No further action

Liquor Law Violation

Thurston Hall
10/27/2023 – 12:14 a.m.
Closed Case

GWPD officers responded to a report of an intoxicated male student. EMeRG officials were already on the scene and after medical evaluation, the student refused any further medical treatment.

– Referred to the Division for Student Affairs

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