Dear USciences Community,
Please see below for information regarding a series of robberies that have occurred within close proximity to our campus. The information below has been provided by UPenn Public Safety.
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Dear Members of the Penn Community:
Philadelphia Police are currently investigating a series of four robberies at point of gun that took place between 8:29 pm last night and 7:05 am this morning, between 43rd & 47th Streets and Spruce & Cedar Streets, just west of our campus and Patrol Zone. The suspect in all four robberies was described as a black male with a thin build and a beard, wearing a maroon hooded sweatshirt, shorts, and spandex tights.
Penn Police are working with Philadelphia Police, the University City District and Allied Universal to increase patrols on our western border.
Public Safety will continue to ensure the highest level of safety and security for our community
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