|02-14-2021||1:06 AM||Crime Alert||
Crime Alerts are posted in an effort to make the GGC Community aware of any situation that poses a potential threat to the safety and well-being of those who live, work, study and visit the campus. By keeping you aware of crimes occurring in your community the Campus Police hope to encourage you to become actively involved in crime prevention. Personal safety practices and knowledge are your best defense against crime. This alert has been approved by Chief Terrance Schneider, of the Campus Police and is intended to promote safety on campus and comply, in part, with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security and Campus Crime Statistics Act of 1990.
REPORTED OFFENSE – ARMED ROBBERY
On February 14, 2021, at approximately 1:06 AM. Campus police made contact with a Gwinnett County Police Officer near the Tennis facility on Collins Hill Road. The Tennis facility is approximately Northwest of the soccer fields.
The County Officer, stated that a possible armed robbery had occurred at 1352 Collins Hill Road, Lawrenceville, Georgia 30043. The last known direction of travel of the suspects was North on Collins Hill Road towards Russell Road. The vehicle was described to be a Dark-colored pickup truck. Possibly black or maroon in color. The vehicle was believed to be occupied by a male and female subject.
The description of the female subject was not given. This was due to other Gwinnett County Police Officers intercepting the vehicle at Riverside Parkway. The County officers apprehended the female subject. The male subject was not present at that time. Campus police assisted by conducting area checks at the Tennis facility, and the surrounding subdivisions. Tennis facility was secure, and the surrounding subdivisions were clear at that time.
Gwinnett County Police Officers are still on the lookout for the male subject.
MALE SUSPECT DESCRIPTION: The male subject was described as a light-skinned black male wearing a dark-colored t-shirt. The male subject was bald as well.
CRIME PREVENTION TIPS: 1. Try always to find a friend to accompany you outside late at night. Even when planning to be gone just a short time. 2. Be mindful of your surroundings and place a safe distance between you and potential hiding places. 3. Report any and all suspicious people and incidents to the police immediately.
For more information on campus crime and safety, contact: Phone: 678.407.5333
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