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09/13/12 Armed Robbery

On Thursday, 9/13/12 at approximately 11:30pm, the Department of Public Safety received a Flash Report of a robbery w/ gun at 46th & Woodland. The victims, two USciences students, reported that were approached at 46th & Yocum Streets, by the below suspect, who told them “don’t move”. The victims reported that they immediately fled, neither was injured and nothing was taken.

The victims described the suspect as an African-American male, thin build, approximately 5 feet 8 inches, wearing a blue bandana, a dark colored hooded sweatshirt, and carrying a handgun.

If anyone has any information about this robbery, please call the Philadelphia Police at 215-686-3181 or the Department of Public Safety at 215-895-1117. Please remember to report all crimes and any suspicious activity immediately to Police or Public Safety.  As always, should you have any questions or concerns regarding your personal safety, please contact the Department of Public Safety.

These campus alerts are in compliance with the federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act of 1998, and are intended to solicit any information that may be helpful in the investigation.


Michael Rossano

Executive Director of Public Safety