Crime log: Female student targeted in online employment check fraud

Theft II/from Motor Vehicle, Destruction of Property/Vandalism

Public Property on Campus (600 Block of 23rd Street)
9/17/2020 – Unknown
Open Case

A male staff member reported that while parked on 23rd Street, his vehicle was broken into through the rear passenger window. His backpack and some tools were stolen from the car.

– Case open.

Theft II/From Building

Mitchell Hall (7-Eleven)
9/19/2020 – 8:45 p.m.
Open Case

GW Police Department officers responded to a report of theft from a female complainant who stated that an unknown male subject stole two boiled eggs, two sandwiches, a pack of fruit and a cookie. GWPD officers canvassed the area with negative findings.

– Case open.

Threats to do Bodily Harm

Public Property On Campus (900 Block of 23rd Street)
9/20/2020 – 4:00 p.m.
Closed Case

A male student reported that an unknown male subject had threatened him with a fight earlier that day as he was walking alone on 23rd Street. GWPD officers canvassed the area with negative findings.

– No identifiable suspect.

Theft II/ Other

University Yard
9/22/2020 – 8:24 a.m.
Closed Case

A non-GW affiliated female victim reported her jacket stolen by a non-GW affiliated male subject who had fled the scene. GWPD officers located and stopped the subject, retrieved the item and barred the man from GW property. The victim refused to press charges.

– Subject barred.

Fraud

Statesman Apartments
Multiple – Multiple
Open Case

A female student reported that she was the victim of online employment check fraud. The victim stated that she will contact the Metropolitan Police Department on her own.

– Case open.

Simple Assault

Public Property on Campus (22nd and F Street)
9/23/2020 – 6:07 p.m.
Open Case

A non-GW affiliated female reported being assaulted by a non-GW affiliated male subject. MPD arrived and issued a report.

– Case open.

Simple Assault

Public Property on Campus (23rd and G Street)
9/23/2020 – 6:10 p.m.
Open Case

A non-GW affiliated female victim reported a non-GW affiliated male subject punched her hip. GWPD officers don’t know if the incident involves the same subject and victim from the previous assault.

– Case open.

– Compiled by Kateryna Stepaneko.

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