Timely Warning – Third Arson
Posted: April 22, 2015 at 3:47 pm
To the George Mason University Community,
In compliance with the “Timely Warning” provisions of the federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act of 1998, the George Mason University Department of Police & Public Safety is giving notice of an arson that occurred outside of Sandbridge Hall on the Fairfax Campus.
- On Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at 4:44 PM, an unknown person set fire to a trash can outside of Sandbridge Hall causing minor damage. No injuries were reported.
The recent incident may be related to two other arsons that occurred on March 31, 2015 and April 1, 2015:
- On Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at 1:48 PM, an unknown person set fire to a trash can in a second floor men’s restroom of Robinson Hall – B causing minor damage. No injuries were reported.
- On Wednesday, April 1, 2015 sometime between 2:00 AM and 3:00 AM, an unknown person set fire to debris in a second floor men’s restroom of Robinson Hall – B causing minor damage. No injuries were reported.
The Department of Police & Public Safety is seeking information about a possible suspect seen at the first Arson incident on April 1, 2015. The suspect was described as a tall, thin, dark complexioned male with curly black hair, wearing a long sleeve blue shirt.
Anyone with information pertaining to these crimes can contact the Department of Police & Public Safety at (703) 993-2810, or by using the Crime Solvers Anonymous Tip Hot-Line at (703) 993-4111.
The Department of Police & Public Safety reminds members of the Mason community to report any smoke or fires immediately by calling 911, and to report all suspicious persons or incidents, however minor, to Mason Police immediately at (703) 993-2810 or 911.