UMPD received four reports of scams over the past two weeks.
New UMD President Darryll Pines announced the divestment on July 1.
The suspect fled towards the Paint Branch Trail.
Prince George’s County Police Department is investigating the incident.
A woman, who police say is not affiliated with the University of Maryland, was taken to a local hospital.
The suspect is a middle aged man with dark hair, police said.
About 45 students attended the event, along with student leaders and local police.
Police recovered the two scooters, which both belong to university students.