Towson University Police shared the following information regarding an assault with a weapon, occurring between July 3 and July 4, 2017, on Kenilworth Avenue near Bosley Avenue:

Towson University Police received information of an Assault with a Weapon that occurred between 07/03/2017 at 11:00 pm and 07/04/2017 at 12:15 am on Kenilworth Drive near Bosley Avenue.  The reporting person advised that a group of people were walking along Kenilworth Drive being loud and a Dark colored Honda Odyssey minivan pulled next to them and an occupant of the minivan pointed a handgun at the group.  The minivan then left the area traveling on Kenilworth Drive towards Charles Street.  No shots were fired and no one was injured.

Anyone having any information regarding the above reported incidents should contact the Baltimore County Police Department at 410-887-2361

Crime Alerts are posted to notify the Towson University community to increase awareness and safety of potentially dangerous situations.  Community members should take necessary precautions to prevent themselves from being victims of crimes.  Personal safety practices and knowledge are effective means of preventing victimization.

Please follow the precautions listed below and immediately report suspicious persons.

  • Avoid walking alone.
  • Always walk in open, well-lit areas.
  • Be aware of your surroundings and take note of who is around you.
  • Avoid performing distracting activities, such as listening to music or talking on your cell phone, while walking, which prevents you from sensing the presence of a potential predator.

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