Community Alert -- Incident at Newcomb Hall on November 14, 2017

Date & Time of Incident: 
November 14, 2017 6:00 pm
Report Type: 

To: Members of the University of Virginia Community
From: Michael A. Gibson, Chief of University Police

On Tuesday, November 14 at approximately 6:00 p.m., University Police responded to a call regarding an incident that took place on the first floor of Newcomb Hall. During a verbal altercation in a back office, an employee of Five Guys in Pavilion XI displayed a weapon to a Five Guys managerial staff member. Upon leaving the office, he also displayed his weapon to another Five Guys employee. Police were called after the suspect had left the building, and he was detained within short order. There has been a no trespassing order issued against this individual, now a former employee of Five Guys. This was an isolated and targeted incident.

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