University of Maryland and Prince George’s County Police are investigating a burglary that took place off the campus Friday night, according to a University of Maryland safety notice.
University Police responded to the 7500 block of Girard Avenue at about 10:58 p.m. on Friday, where they met with Prince George’s County Police to investigate a burglary. Students from this university reported that a suspect entered their residence through an unlocked window and tried to steal some of their belongings, according to the notice. But as the suspect attempted to flee, a resident was able to prevent him from taking any property.
The suspect, described as a male 6-foot 2-inch tall man with a medium build, escaped through the back door, according to the report. He was wearing a gray T-shirt with no sleeves and a red hat. Police were unable to locate him despite searching the area.
An investigation of this incident is still underway. Police encourage anyone with information regarding this case to contact them at 301-352-1200.