Safety Alerts

Date & Time of Incident:
November 26, 2018 4:30 am to 4:34 am
Report Type:
Burglery

Incident Number: Charlottesville Police Department - 2018-34991

Reported Offense: A burglary was reported to University Police on November 26, 2018 at 4:34 AM. The reported incident occurred on November 26, 2018 between 4:30 AM and 4:34 AM, at the 400 block of 13th Street, NW Charlottesville, VA .

A student residing in an off-campus apartment reported that they awoke at approximately 4:30 AM to a male standing in their bedroom. The male became startled when the student awoke and he ran out of the apartment. It was later determined he took the student's Apple watch prior to fleeing.

Police determined the intruder likely entered through an unsecured exterior door to the building.The student reported they were not physically assaulted and suffered no physical injuries.

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Date & Time of Incident:
September 29, 2018 9:30 pm to September 30, 2018 1:50 am
Report Type:
Other

A series of pick-pocketing incidents was reported to University Police on October 2, 2018 at 8:40 AM. The reported incident occurred between September 29, 2018 9:30 PM and September 30, 2018 1:50 AM, at 1505 University Avenue.

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Date & Time of Incident:
September 26, 2018 7:00 pm
Report Type:
Robbery

A robbery was reported to University Police on September 26, 2018 at 7:46 PM. The reported incident occurred on September 26, 2018 at 7:00 PM, at 1400 University Avenue.

A male victim reported that he was approached by two suspects.  One of the suspects physically attacked the victim and flashed a firearm in his waistband.  The subjects fled in an unknown direction. 

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Date & Time of Incident:
September 26, 2018 7:00 pm
Report Type:
Robbery

This is an update to the Timely Warning email originally sent on September 26, 2018 at 9:58 PM regarding a reported robbery at 1400 University Avenue.

Update:

Through police investigation and subsequent interviews with the alleged victim it has been determined that the robbery DID NOT OCCUR. The suspect information originally provided was fabricated, this incident does not pose a threat to our community.

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Date & Time of Incident:
September 20, 2018 5:09 pm
Report Type:
Robbery

This is an update to the Community Alert issued on 9/19/18 at 11:19 PM regarding a robbery/sexual assault.

UPDATE:  The Charlottesville Police Department has a suspect in custody from last night's robbery/sexual assault.

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Date & Time of Incident:
September 19, 2018 9:33 pm
Report Type:
Robbery

A robbery/sexual assault was reported to University Police on September 19, 2018 at 9:55 PM. The reported incident occurred on September 19, 2018 around 9:33 PM, at 14th St. NW and Grady Ave.

A female victim reported that she was walking near the intersection of 14th Street and Grady Avenue when an unknown male physically attacked her.  After physically assaulting the victim, the suspect sexually assaulted her.  The suspect took the victim's wallet and fled the scene.  The Charlottesville Police Department is investigating this incident. 

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Date & Time of Incident:
September 1, 2018 12:00 am to September 2, 2018 12:00 am
Report Type:
Fondling

A sexual assault/fondling was reported to the University on September 6, 2018 at 9:02 AM. The reported assault occurred between September 1, 2018 12:00 AM and September 2, 2018 12:00 AM, at the 1500 block of University Avenue .

The survivor of the sexual assault indicated that an unknown male forcibly grabbed her and illegally touched her private body part.  A description of the suspect was not provided.

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Date & Time of Incident:
August 25, 2018 1:19 am
Report Type:
Robbery

A robbery was reported to University Police on August 25, 2018 at 1:19 AM. The reported incident occurred on August 25, 2018 at 1:19 AM, on Chancellor Street.

The victim reported to police that he was physically assaulted on Chancellor Street.  The suspect took the victim's cash and fled the scene.  Charlottesville police are investigating.

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Date & Time of Incident:
July 6, 2018 12:55 pm
Report Type:
Robbery

An armed robbery was reported to Charlottesville Police on July 6, 2018 at 1:05 PM. The reported incident occurred on July 6, 2018 at 12:55 PM, near the intersection of 13th St NW and Wertland St.

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Date & Time of Incident:
May 27, 2018 7:30 pm to 7:36 pm
Report Type:
Rape

Incident Number: 2018 - 11172

Reported Offense: An attempted sexual assault was reported to University Police on May 29, 2018 at 12:33 AM. The reported assault occurred on May 27, 2018 between 7:30 PM and 7:36 PM, at Geldard Drive near the Aquatics and Fitness Center.

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Date & Time of Incident:
April 25, 2018 6:00 pm to 11:00 pm
Report Type:
Rape

Incident Number: 2018-09018

Reported Offense: A sexual assault was reported to University Police on May 3, 2018 at 9:08 AM. The reported assault occurred on April 25, 2018 between 6:00 PM and 11:00 PM, at Copeley Hill Residence Area.

The female survivor indicated that she was sexually assaulted in an apartment room in the Copeley Hill Residence Area by a suspect known to her. 

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Date & Time of Incident:
April 11, 2018 12:11 am
Report Type:
Other

An altercation involving the brandishing of a firearm was reported to Police on April 11, 2018 at 12:11 AM. The reported incident occurred outside an establishment on Elliewood Avenue.

The Charlottesville Police Department and University Police Department responded to a report that an individual on Elliewood Avenue had brandished a handgun while arguing with another unknown person.  Police arrived on scene and immediately took the suspect into custody without incident.   

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Date & Time of Incident:
March 17, 2018 3:50 am
Report Type:
Robbery

A robbery was reported on March 17, 2018 at 4:24 AM. The reported incident occurred on March 17, 2018 at 3:50 AM, at Gordon Avenue and 17th St NW.

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Date & Time of Incident:
February 8, 2018 8:53 pm
Report Type:
Burglery

A burglary was reported to University Police on February 8, 2018 at 8:53 PM. The reported incident occurred on February 8, 2018 at 8:53 PM, at Copeley Apartments.

 

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Date & Time of Incident:
February 7, 2018 11:00 pm to February 8, 2018 11:00 am
Report Type:
Burglery

A burglary was reported to University Police on February 8, 2018 at 6:20 PM. The reported incident occurred between February 7, 2018 11:30 PM and February 8, 2018 6:00 AM, at an apartment on Stadium Road.

 

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Date & Time of Incident:
January 25, 2018 12:20 am to 12:27 am
Report Type:
Robbery

A robbery was reported to University Police on January 25, 2018 at 12:27 AM. The reported incident occurred on January 25, 2018 between 12:20 AM and 12:27 AM, at Jefferson Park Ave and Valley Rd.

One male victim was assaulted near the interesection of Jefferson Park Ave and Valley Rd.  Three male suspects were seen entering a dark colored vehicle and leaving the scene, headed toward Fontaine Avenue.

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Date & Time of Incident:
January 6, 2018 2:08 am to 2:34 am
Report Type:
Fondling

A sexual assault was reported to University Police on January 6, 2018. The reported assault occurred on January 6, 2018 between 2:08 AM and 2:34 AM, on Darden Blvd.

A female reported that she received a ride from the Lambeth field area to Darden Blvd by an unnamed ride service company.  The reporter indicated that she was sexually assaulted by the driver of the vehicle prior to exiting.  No further details have been provided to University Police at this time. 

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Date & Time of Incident:
December 28, 2017 2:00 am to 2:50 am
Report Type:
Burglery

An attempted burglary was reported to Charlottesville Police on December 28, 2017 at 2:50 AM. The reported incident occurred on December 28, 2017 between 2:00 AM and 2:50 AM, at a residence on Virginia Avenue.

The victim reported that a male dressed in all black opened the kitchen window and started to climb in. The victim confronted the suspect and he left the house and ran away on foot. The area was searched and no suspect was found.

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Date & Time of Incident:
November 14, 2017 6:00 pm
Report Type:
Other
Date & Time of Incident:
October 29, 2017 8:05 pm
Report Type:
Other

An attempted abduction was reported to the Charlottesville Police Department on October 29, 2017 at 8:06 PM. The reported incident occurred on October 29, 2017 at 8:05 PM, at the 200 block of West Water Street.

A female victim reported that she was walking alone on West Water Street when an unknown male approached her from behind and put his hand over her mouth.  The victim began to yell for help causing the suspect to flee the scene in the direction of downtown Charlottesville.  This report is the second report of similar operations reported to police this week.  The suspect was reported to have been wearing a black hoodie with red sleeves.

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Date & Time of Incident:
October 27, 2017 1:45 am to 2:25 am
Report Type:
Other

An attempted abduction was reported to Charlottesville City Police on October 27, 2017 around 2:27 AM. The reported incident occurred on October 27, 2017 at approximately 2:00 AM, on Wertland St.

A female victim reported that she was walking alone on Wertland St when an unknown male approached her from behind, covered her mouth, and took her to the ground.  The suspect threatened the female victim but then fled the scene when other parties began to approach.  The suspect fled the scene headed eastbound, away from Grounds. 

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Date & Time of Incident:
October 20, 2017 4:40 am to 5:30 am
Report Type:
Burglery

A burglary was reported to University Police on October 20, 2017 at 5:46 AM. The reported incident occurred on October 20, 2017 between 4:40 AM and 5:30 AM, at Seymour Road- Copeley Hill Apartments.

The suspect took several items from the apartment, including the victim's car keys.  The suspect then fled the scene in the victim's car.  The victim's car has been recovered by University police at a construction site off of Ivy Rd, unoccupied.  If you have any information about this incident please contact University Police. 

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Date & Time of Incident:
October 18, 2017 12:15 pm
Report Type:
Other

A suspicious person was reported to University Police on October 18, 2017 at 12:15 PM. The reported incident occurred in the McCormick Road Dorms.

The University has received reports that an unidentified male was seen watching and potentially filming a female student in a shower stall. As a reminder for students living on Grounds, please check to be sure that bathroom entrance doors are latching appropriately, and please report any facilities concerns with the bathroom entrance doors via our online work order management system: https://www.virginia.edu/housing/maintenance.php.  Please communicate with your RA for building-specific bathroom information. 

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Date & Time of Incident:
October 16, 2017 2:40 am to 2:45 am
Report Type:
Burglery

Reported Offense: A burglary was reported to University Police on October 16, 2017 at 2:54 AM. The reported incident occurred on October 16, 2017 between 2:40 AM and 2:45 AM, at University Gardens off Emmet St North.

The victim reported to University Police that she woke up at approximately 2:44 a.m to discover a man in her room.  The male intruded fled the scene in an unknown direction.

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Date & Time of Incident:
July 11, 2017 9:51 pm
Report Type:
Other

Reported Offense: University Police received a report of shots fired on July 11, 2017 at 10:27 PM. The reported incident occurred on July 11, 2017 at 9:51 PM, at the parking lot adjacent to Bavaro Hall on Emmet St South.

It was reported to University Police that a verbal altercation took place in the parking lot adjacent to Bavaro Hall.  The verbal altercation was followed by the discharge of a firearm into the air.  No injuries are reported.  The suspects were seen leaving the area, heading north on Emmet St. 

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