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2 posts from April 2013


Robbery -Strong Arm Update 4/18/13

At approximately 11:20am, the Department of Public Safety received a report via PENCOM of a robbery involving a USciences student on the corner of 43rd & Pine Street.  The USciences student stated he was approached by two African American males, pushed to the ground and his cell phone taken by one of the suspects.  The student was not injured.   The suspects were 15 and 18 years of age and both individuals have been arrested.  The student cell phone was recovered and returned to him.


04/16/13 - Robbery/Strong Arm

A female Usciences student reported that she had her cell phone taken (no weapon shown) at approximately 8:48am. She reported that while walking west on Baltimore Avenue towards 43rd Street, she was approached by an African- American male who snatched her phone as she attempted to secure it. She stated that there were two suspects and one suspect was arrested.

The victim described the 2nd suspect as follows:

Suspect #2 - African -American male, 5"9" - 5"10", 160lbs, medium dark skinned, with a long head and ears.

Anyone with information about this crime should contact Detective King at Southwest Detective (215-686-3184).