Suspicious Activity on Spa Road
On October 6th at approximately 3:30 pm, officers from the Annapolis Police Department responded to Bates Middle School for a report of suspicious activity.
The investigation revealed that a student was walking along Spa Road to a city bus stop just outside Bates Middle School campus when a man attempted to grab her. She fled and phoned her mother, who called one of the student’s teachers using the teacher’s Google Voice number. The teacher and another staff member went to assist the student, brought her back to school, and called police. There were no injuries reported. The student was able to say that the man who tried to grab her was white and drove away in a turquoise car.
The Annapolis Police Department and the Anne Arundel County Public Schools are working together on this incident. Please urge your student to be cautious and aware of their surroundings and to report any suspicious activity to a responsible adult immediately.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact our detectives at 410-260-3439.
Submitting Anonymous Tips to Metro Crime Stoppers of Maryland
Metro Crime Stoppers of Maryland is an organization separate from the Annapolis Police Department. When you phone in or submit your Annapolis crime tip online or through the P3 Tips smartphone app Metro Crime Stoppers receives your tip anonymously and only forwards your tip information to the Annapolis Police Department. No identifying information is ever forwarded to us. Metro Crime Stoppers uses a special coding system to protect your identity, they do not use Caller ID or record telephone conversations. If your tip leads to the arrest or indictment of a person for a felony you could qualify for up to a $2,000 cash reward from Metro Crime Stoppers. You can submit a tip by calling 1-866-7LOCKUP (1-866-756-2587), visiting www.metrocrimestoppers.org, or through the P3 Tips smartphone app. The app can be found in the Apple or Android app stores by searching for P3 Tips.
You can also call a tip into us directly at 410-280-CLUE (2583).