Crime log: Female student blackmailed for Bitcoin

Theft II/from Motor Vehicle

Public Property on Campus (1900 Block of F Street)
9/3/2020 – 7:13-7:53 a.m.
Open Case

A GW male contractor reported his tools and drill stolen from his work vehicle.

– Case open.

Robbery/Snatch

Public Property On Campus (800 Block of 24th Street)
9/6/2020 – 8:29 p.m.
Closed Case

GW Police Department officers responded to a robbery report and made contact with a non-GW affiliated male complainant who reported that an unknown woman snatched his beverage from his hand and fled the scene. GWPD officers canvassed the area but couldn’t find the subject.

– No identifiable suspect.

Simple Assault

Off Campus
9/6/2020 – 4 p.m.
Closed Case

GWPD officers responded to an activated blue light emergency system. Upon arrival, GWPD officers made contact with a non-GW affiliated woman that claimed an unknown male subject punched her two days earlier.

– Off-campus incident.

Blackmail

Off Campus
9/8/2020 – 2:23 a.m.
Closed Case

A female student reported that an unknown subject contacted her via her old email address in an attempt to blackmail her for Bitcoin.

– Off-campus incident.

Sexual Assault

Public Property On Campus (600 Block of 23rd Street)
9/7/2020 – 5:33 p.m.
Closed Case

A Metropolitan Police Department detective advised GWPD officers of a sexual assault on campus after a non-GW affiliated female complainant told MPD officers she was assaulted by an unknown male subject.

– Referred to MPD.

Harassment (Verbal or Written)

Private Property Within Campus Bound (2200 Block of G Street)
9/9/2020 – 7:55 a.m.
Closed Case

GWPD officers received a report from a male complainant that an unknown male subject was harassing individuals on the street as they walked by. Upon arrival, GWPD officers made contact with the subject, issued him a bar notice and sent him away.

– Subject barred.

Theft II/Other

Private Property Within Campus Bound (2300 Block of H Street)
9/9/2020 – 9:30 a.m.
Closed Case

GWPD officers retrieved a lunchbox and wallet that a GW staff member found. A male GW contractor claimed ownership of the property and stated that it was taken from a construction site where he was working.

– No suspects or witnesses.

– Compiled by Kateryna Stepaneko.

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