Mason Alert: University Police Investigating Person with Weapon UPDATE

Posted: October 16, 2019 at 6:05 am

UPDATE:

**Multiple Police agencies have searched the area and were unable to locate the suspect.  He is no longer believed to be in the GMU area.  Police have received information to ID the individual and continue to investigate the incident.  The community is encouraged to resume their routine activities but remain alert to their surroundings.**

A person with a weapon has been seen on the Fairfax campus. University Police are searching for a person who fits the following description: Mid-20s year old black male, approximately 5’8″ – 6 feet tall, 130 pounds, last seen wearing a blue and yellow windbreaker jacket, black pants, white tennis shoes, carrying a gray backpack.  He has short black hair and an “X” tattoo on his face, and a tattoo on his neck.  Person was last seen near Ike’s and President’s Park Drive at 4:15am and believed to be headed away from the area.  The individual is an employee who works at GMU. Police are seeking this individual for questioning.

Please report anyone matching this description to the University Police at 703-993-2810. Do not approach or take any action. See our Facebook page for a photo.

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