Off-Campus Assault and Battery – HPD CFS # 2009-082757


Possible Threat to the Community
"Your Right to Know"
November 17, 2009

OFFENSE:  Assault and Battery
LOCATION:   1800 Block of Putter Court

TIME:   Saturday, November 7, 2009 at approximately 11:30pm

SUSPECT:   Three black males

In compliance with the "Timely Notice" provisions of the federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act of 1998 the University Police are giving notice of an incident involving an alleged assault and battery that occurred off campus.

The JMU Police Department has just been notified of the following incident: Saturday, November 7th, 2009 at approximately11:30pm, 3 black males all wearing red shirts, approached and assaulted two victims on the 1800 block of Putter Court. The suspects then left the scene on foot. Both victims were transported to Rockingham Memorial Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Members of the University community are urged to be vigilant and report any unusual circumstances and/or suspicious activities/persons immediately to law enforcement. 

Anyone with information on this incident should call the James Madison University Police by telephone at (540)568-6911; in person at Anthony Seeger Hall, West Grace and South Main; by e-mail, or, if you wish, anonymously through “Silent Witness,” at:

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Thank You.