Safety Alerts

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

UPDATE: University Police identified and arrested the suspect believed to have discharged the fire arm.

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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Date & Time of Incident:
February 12, 2017 9:03 pm
Report Type:
Robbery

An attempted robbery was reported to the Charlottesville Police Department on February 12, 2017 at 9:03 PM. The reported incident occurred on February 12, 2017 at approximately 9:00 PM, at the 2400 block of Arlington Blvd.

A citizen was approached from behind by a man wearing dark pants, a black hoodie, and a black plastic mask that covered the majority of his face.  The suspect demanded the victim's wallet and phone.  When the victim could not produce a wallet and/or phone the suspect fled on foot.  The suspect was last seen running toward the Barracks Rd Shopping Center.

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Date & Time of Incident:
December 31, 2016 7:00 pm to January 1, 2017 6:00 am
Report Type:
Rape

 A sexual assault was reported to University Police on January 1, 2017 at 6:00 PM. The reported assault occurred on 12/31/16 between 7 PM and 6 AM, at a Residence on Chancellor Street.
It is reported that the female victim met a male subject at a local restaurant and was later physically and sexually assaulted in a residence on Chancellor Street.

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Date & Time of Incident:
October 29, 2016 1:15 pm
Report Type:
Robbery

THIS IS AN UPDATE TO THE TIMELY WARNING ISSUED ON 10/29/16 at 2:54 PM. 
THE PREVIOUSLY REPORTED ROBBERY DID NOT OCCUR.  After a University Police investigation, the victim of the previously reported robbery stated that the incident was a false report and did not happen.

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Date & Time of Incident:
October 15, 2016 10:45 am
Report Type:
Fondling

A sexual assault was reported to the University on October 16, 2016 at 12:07 PM. The reported assault occurred on October 15, 2016 at 10:45 AM, on 15th Street across from GrandMarc.
A student reported that she and a friend were walking down 15th Street near the Corner area when a group of males approached them.  One male physically pushed the female student into the bushes and grabbed her inappropriately.  The male held the student down in the bushes until the female student and her friend were able to fight him off. 

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Date & Time of Incident:
October 15, 2016 4:00 am to 5:00 am
Report Type:
Other

An attempted sexual assault was reported to the University on October 16, 2016 at 9:30 PM. The reported incident occurred on October 15, 2016 between 4:00 AM and 5:00 AM, on Grady Avenue.

A female student reported that an unknown male unlawfully entered a student organization house on Grady Avenue, went into an upstairs bedroom and began kissing the sleeping occupant.  The suspect fled the house after being confronted by the occupant. 

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Date & Time of Incident:
September 29, 2016 7:30 pm
Report Type:
Hate Crime

A hate crime was reported to the University on September 30, 2016 at 11:38 AM. The reported incident occurred on September 29, 2016 at 7:30 PM, at Emmet Street.
The female victim reported that she was walking down Emmet St. when three white males in a black vehicle pulled up next to her and began yelling ethnic slurs and verbally making death threats.  The vehicle followed the victim until she was able to find a safe place.

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Date & Time of Incident:
September 5, 2016 11:00 pm
Report Type:
Robbery

To Members of the Community:
 
As you may know from alerts and other public reports, the Charlottesville Police Department (CPD) is investigating a series of armed robberies since late August.  The first armed robbery occurred on August 21st on Gordon Avenue, near 15th Street around midnight.  The second occurred on August 31st in the 800 block of Cabell Avenue just before midnight.  The third incident occurred on September 4th in the 400 block of Rugby Road around 11:00 p.m.
 
Anyone with information related to any of these incidents should contact the Charlottesville Police Department at 434-970-3280 or Crimestoppers at 434-977-4000. 

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Date & Time of Incident:
August 21, 2016 12:01 am to 12:30 am
Report Type:
Robbery

A robbery was reported to University Police on August 23, 2016 at 9:52 PM. The reported incident occurred on August 21, 2016 shortly after midnight, at 16th St NW and Gordon Ave.
The victim reports being robbed by two men in the area of 16th Street NW and Gordon Avenue while walking alone. Firearms were presented during the incident by the suspects, items were taken. No one is in custody.  Please contact the Charlottesville Police Department if you have any information about the incident.

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Date & Time of Incident:
August 20, 2016 12:01 am to 1:07 am
Report Type:
Rape

A sexual assault was reported to Charlottesville Police on August 20, 2016 at 1:07 AM. The reported assault occurred on August 20, 2016 between 12:01 AM and 1:07 AM, on Emmet Street between McCormick Road and Thomson Road.
A female victim reported that she was sexually assaulted by an unknown male armed with a knife.  Please contact Charlottesville Police Department if you have any information related to this incident.

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Date & Time of Incident:
April 21, 2016 12:58 am to 1:10 am
Report Type:
Other

Harassment

Reported Offense: The Office of the Dean of Students received two similar reports from students of a college-age male, possibly driving a black car, yelling derogatory statements and trying to direct the student(s) to get into his car on Stadium Road near Scott Stadium.

The University is attempting to gather additional information regarding the suspect and vehicle description. 

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Date & Time of Incident:
March 27, 2016 2:30 am to 7:00 am
Report Type:
Rape

Reported Offense: A sexual assault was reported to the Office of the Dean of Students on March 30, 2016 at 2:53 AM. The reported assault occurred on March 27, 2016 between 2:30 AM and 7:00 AM, at the Alderman Road Residence Area.

The reported incident is described as a sexual assault involving a female student and a male visitor to the University known to her.  The male subject reportedly ignored commands to stop and sexually assaulted the female student.

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Date & Time of Incident:
February 4, 2016 7:30 am
Report Type:
Rape

A sexual assault was reported through the University's "Just Report It" website on February 10, 2016 at 11:38 PM. The reported assault occurred on February 4, 2016 at 7:30 AM, at a private residence on Brandon Avenue.

It is reported that a male subject, known to the female victim, ignored verbal objections and sexually assaulted the victim.

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Date & Time of Incident:
January 24, 2016 1:30 am to 3:30 am
Report Type:
Rape

A sexual assault was reported to University Police on January 24, 2016 at 3:36 AM. The reported assault occurred on January 24, 2016 between 1:30 AM and 3:30 AM, at Rugby Rd.
University Police received a report that a female student had been sexually assaulted by two unknown males at a student organization on Rugby Rd.

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Date & Time of Incident:
January 7, 2016 7:30 pm to 8:55 pm
Report Type:
Fondling

A sexual assault was reported to the Office of the Dean of Students through Just Report It on January 15, 2016 at 6:44 PM. The reported assault occurred on January 7, 2016 between 7:30 PM and 8:55 PM, at Private Residence off Virginia Avenue.

It is reported that a male subject, known to the victim, forcibly fondled her in a private residence off Virginia Avenue on January 7, 2016.

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Date & Time of Incident:
November 1, 2015 12:15 am to 1:30 am
Report Type:
Sex Offenses

A sexual assault was reported to the Charlottesville Police Department on November 1, 2015. The reported assault occurred on November 1, 2015 between 12:15 AM and 1:30 AM, outside the Westminster Presbyterian Church on Rugby Rd. It is reported that a male subject, known to the victim, ignored verbal and physical objections and sexually assaulted the victim.  The suspect left the area on foot following the assault.  The victim and the suspect are not believed to be UVa students.

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Date & Time of Incident:
September 28, 2015 6:08 pm
Report Type:
Aggravated Assault

An aggravated assault was reported to University Police on September 28, 2015 at 6:13p.m. The reported incident occurred on September 28, 2015 at 6:08 p.m. at the Intramural Recreation and Sports Field at 580 Massie Road.

The victim reported that a group of non-U.Va. students were playing soccer at the park when a verbal altercation ensued between a group of players.  The altercation became physical and the victim reports being attacked by several suspects. The victim was reportedly kicked and hit by one suspect and chocked by another suspect.  The parties proceeded to the parking lot where a third suspect brandished what is described to be a machete and struck a vehicle with the machete.  A fourth suspect then began yelling and claiming "MS18" gang affiliation.  The suspects fled the area before police arrived.

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Date & Time of Incident:
September 24, 2015 12:00 am
Report Type:
Other

To the University Community:

The Charlottesville Police Department received a report of an incident that occurred on 09/24/2015 involving an unknown substance that was put in a drink consumed by a female student at a restaurant/bar in the 1500 block of University Avenue (commonly known as the Corner area). The victim reported becoming disoriented and physically ill from the unknown substance but was not physically injured or assaulted during this incident. 

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Date & Time of Incident:
September 18, 2015 12:00 pm
Report Type:
Rape

Reported Offense: A report of a sexual assault was reported to the Office of the Dean of Students at the University of Virginia on September 25, 2015 at 12:00 pm. 

It is reported that a male subject, known to the victim, used alcohol to facilitate a sexual assault on the female student in an unknown fraternity house.

A description of the subject was not disclosed.

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Date & Time of Incident:
September 2, 2015 4:23 am
Report Type:
Assault

An assault was reported to the Charlottesville Police Department on September 2, 2015. A female student was walking in the area of 14th Street & Wertland Street at 4:23 a.m. when an unknown male riding a bicycle reached down and hit her on the buttocks. He then turned around and confronted the victim, stating that he had a gun. The victim reported that he was holding something; however, she did not believe it was a gun. The victim thought it may have been a small pocket knife. Words were exchanged and when the victim stated that she was calling police the bicyclist rode away.  The intentions of the suspect are unclear but concerning. 

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