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Brandishing incident reported in 100 block of 14th Street

The suspect reportedly threatened to shoot an individual but no injuries were reported

<p>This community alert is the third of August — following shots fired incidents <a href="https://www.cavalierdaily.com/article/2022/08/shots-fired-reported-in-800-block-of-hardy-drive"><u>Aug. 16</u></a> and <a href="https://www.cavalierdaily.com/article/2022/08/shots-fired-incident-reported-in-200-block-of-9th-street?ct=content_open&amp;cv=cbox_featured"><u>29</u></a>.</p>

This community alert is the third of August — following shots fired incidents Aug. 16 and 29.

The Charlottesville Police Department responded to an unspecified incident Monday at 8:32 p.m. in the 100 block of 14 Street, per a community alert sent by Timothy Longo, chief of the University Police Department and vice president for security and safety. 

The suspect brandished a firearm and threatened to shoot an individual, but no injuries were reported.

The suspect was described as a male in his late 30s, about 5 feet 10 inches tall and 150 pounds. The suspect is believed to be wearing a black t-shirt, black pants and a black hat.

After the incident, the suspect left the scene headed in an unknown direction.

This community alert is the third of August — following shots fired incidents Aug. 16 and 29.

Community alerts are shared via email to the University community when there is timely information about a threat that can be released to the community without compromising any ongoing investigations. Timely warnings are issued when there is an ongoing threat to the community. 

The public may opt-in to receive emergency alerts by texting “UVA” to 226787.

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