Alert

suspicious person

FPD received report of shirtless black male with a rifle near Oak Street. No one fitting that description was located.

Shooting: All Clear

All Clear. Police have made an arrest in the shooting incident. Lockdown is lifted.

Emergency: Shooting near campus

There have been shots fired near campus, and police are investigating. Please get indoors and await further info.

All Clear

NOTICE: Missing Longwood student Hannah Fielder has been located and is with authorities.

Alert: Missing student

ALERT: Longwood and Farmville police are searching for missing student Hannah Fielder, last seen on Buffalo Street around midnight. Hannah is white, 5 feet 4 inches tall and wearing a cardigan. If you know of her whereabouts, please contact LUPD at 395-2091 or Farmville police at 392-3332.

Robbery

There has been a robbery on South Street. Suspects were last seen in the vicinity of S. Virginia Street. Please practice caution and report any suspicious behavior to police at 434-395-2091. One suspect in custody. Additional suspects described by the victims as two black males, one wearing a black coat, white hoodie and was last seen wearing a camouflage mask. No further description on the 3rd suspect.

Strong Armed Robbery Update

Longwood Police are looking for a male subject 5'10 - 5'11 last seen wearing a gray hoodie, black mask, black pants and black shoes. He was last seen running behind South Ruffner towards Venable Street. Please stay in a secure area until further notice. If you see anyone fitting this description please contact Campus Police at 434-395-2091 or call 911. Updates will be provided as needed at http://alerts.longwood.edu.

Strong Armed Robbery

We have just had a strong armed robbery of a purse behind South Ruffner.

Escapees

This morning, two inmates escaped from Piedmont Juvenile Detention Center in Farmville. They are described as a 17-year-old black male and a 17-year-old white male of Russian descent. Both are wearing blue jumpsuits, and neither are wearing shoes. A search is ongoing involving local and state police. Practice caution and call 911 to report suspicious behavior.

(Correction: The two inmates escaped from Piedmont Juvenile Detention Center, not Piedmont Regional Jail as originally reported.)

Notification

Farmville police are still actively investigating the home invasion but at this time the Longwood campus is not under threat. Please call Farmville police with any tips or information.