May 21, 2019


SUBJECT:    Timely Warning – Weapons Law Violation

On 05/21/2019 at 7:40 am, the UC San Diego Police Department received a report of a weapons law violation that occurred at 7:28 am, at a parking lot outside 3366 North Torrey Pines Court. The reporting party stated that a suspect waved a large knife at him in a threatening manner. The suspect then fled the area, southbound on North Torrey Pines Road, in a Gray Ford Focus (unknown license plate). The suspect was described as a female adult of unknown race, wearing a gray “hoodie” and dark blue pants.

The suspect has not been apprehended and the investigation is on-going.

If you have information that could be helpful in this investigation, please contact the UC San Diego Police Department at (858) 534-4357 or send an email to

The remainder of this email provides general information about preventing and reporting a weapons law violation, and is not necessarily related to this incident.

• Report suspicious activity immediately to the UC San Diego Police Department by calling 9-1-1.
• Your safety is most important. If you are confronted with someone who says they have a gun, knife or other weapon, believe them.
• Try to maintain a calm demeanor. Don’t make sudden moves or try to apprehend the criminal yourself.
• Use the UC San Diego Safety Escort Program. Call (858) 534-WALK, available daily from dusk to dawn.
• Whenever possible, travel well-lit, busy routes. Avoid walking or parking in shadowed areas. Have your keys in your hand as you approach your door.
• Know the location of Campus Emergency Telephones on routes to and from campus destinations.
• Consider contacting confidential campus support resources.
o UC San Diego students – visit Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS): and (858) 534-3755.
o UC San Diego faculty and staff – visit Faculty & Staff Assistance Program (FSAP): and (858) 534-5523.
• As an employee of UC San Diego Health, effective January 2018, you may choose to see a provider for your Employee Assistance and Behavioral Health Benefits, depending on your medical coverage. Please call the provider which is aligned with your medical provider at one of the toll-free telephone numbers below:
o If you have medical coverage with Core, UC Care, or UC Health Savings Plan (HSP), please call 1-844-437-0486.
o If you have medical coverage with Health Net, Kaiser, or Western Health Advantage, please call 1-866-808-6205.

The information about this incident is being reported to you in accordance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act.