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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.


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

Strong Armed Robbery

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


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.)


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.


Farmville PD is investigating a home invasion that occurred on Vernon Street. Victim reported that suspects were possibly carrying a pistol style weapon. Suspects were described as a black male wearing all black clothing and a white male wearing glasses and a Elmo bandana. If you have any information pertaining to this crime , please contact Farmville Police Department at 434-392-3332.


Suspicious person with gun on Off campus location .Stay in your building or if outside seek secure location. Farmville pd is investigating.

Notice Regarding Accidental Shooting

Two Longwood students were involved in what appears to be an accidental shooting off campus Sunday night. The student who was injured was transported to Centra Southside Community Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. There is no danger to any other students.  More details will be provided as soon as they are available.