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Fraud The UWPD received complaints from students who received calls from an individual claiming to be an FBI agent or other government official.  The caller tries to convince the student to pay for an Education Tax or similar fee. The caller threatens that if the student tells anyone, including friends and family, that they will

02-24-2017 Sexual Assault – UPDATE

Notification of Criminal Incident – Seattle Campus Sexual Assault February 24, 2017 UPDATE – Suspect Arrested For University District Sexual Assault Police have linked a suspected burglar arrested Monday by Seattle Police North Precinct patrol officers to a sexual assault last Thursday near the University of Washington campus. Details available here: http://spdblotter.seattle.gov/2017/02/24/sexual-assault-investigation-in-the-university-district/ ### Seattle Police detectives

Red Square Incident Updates

Mar. 14, 2017 UPDATE The investigation of the January 20, 2017 incident at Red Square remains active and UWPD detectives have worked with our partners in the Seattle Police Department Homicide/Assault Unit, Washington State Patrol Crime Lab, as well as Seattle Police Department Latent Print Lab to assist with the investigation in various capacities.  Video

01-21-2017 Red Square Incident Update

Red Square Incident Updates have been consolidated for accessibility. Please go to http://police.uw.edu/01202017-redsquare-incident-updates/ for current and future updates.

01-01-2017 Robbery

Notification of Criminal Incident – Seattle Campus Robbery January 1, 2017 At 1:15 a.m. on Jan. 1, a man called Seattle police and reported that he had been assaulted and robbed in the 4700 block of 18th Ave. NE. The man, who is not affiliated with the University of Washington, told officers that his pistol

10-01-2016 Robbery

Notification of Criminal Incident Robbery – NE 47th/19th NE October 1, 2016 2:30 am On October 1, 2016 at 2:30 a.m., a 19-year-old man was walking south and stopped at the corner of N.E. 47th St. and 19th Ave. N.E. While using his phone he could hear four people yelling at him from the northeast

09-16-2016 Intimidation with Firearm

Notification of Criminal Incident – Seattle Campus Friday, Sept. 16, 2016 Intimidation with a firearm On Friday, Sept. 16, 2016, at 9 a.m. Seattle police were dispatched to a weapons call in the 4700 block of University Way NE. Two witnesses to a graffiti incident in progress confronted the suspect, described as a white man

09-07-16 Carjacking

Notification of Criminal Incident – Seattle Campus Sept. 7, 2016 Carjacking, University District Seattle police are investigating a carjacking incident that occurred at approximately 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2016, in the 4500 block of 17th Avenue NE. The victim of the carjacking was a taxi driver who picked up the suspect in downtown Seattle

09-04-16 Armed Robbery

Notification of Criminal Incident – Seattle Campus Sunday, Sept. 4, 2016 Armed Robbery – University District The University of Washington Police Department was recently notified that on Sunday, Sept. 4, 2016, at 5:56 p.m., Seattle police responded to an armed robbery at a clothing store in the 4700 Block of University Way NE. The suspect

05-16-16 Burglary/Criminal Impersonation

Notification of Criminal Incident – Seattle Campus Monday, May 16, 2016 4:35 am Burglary / Criminal Impersonation, Residence Hall On Monday, May 16, 2016, at approximately 4:35 a.m., University Police were dispatched to a residence hall on west campus regarding a Burglary and Criminal Impersonation incident. A student stated that while she was asleep in

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