The University of Maryland Police department report an armed male off-campus near Lakeland Road and Baltimore Ave. Authorities sent out an alert Tuesday afternoon.
UPDATE 4:20 P.M. – University police have given the all clear after their search for an armed man who robbed someone near campus in a McDonald’s parking lot across from student housing. Prince George’s County Police say the robbery took place in the 8300 block of Baltimore Avenue around 2:50 P.M. ET. Police are still investigating but say the man has left the area.
The UMD police have reported an armed male near campus. Officers are currently investigating.
Officials say the suspect is described as a male wearing a light grey hoodie, orange shorts, along with black and white shoes. He was last seen Tuesday afternoon near Lakeland Road and Baltimore Ave. Police advised locals to avoid the area and noted that additional information will be provided once it becomes available.
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The University of Maryland is located in College Park, MD, roughly four miles from the northeast border of Washington D.C. The school’s total enrollment is 38,140. UMD is a public research university with an acceptance rate of 45%.