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02/01/2017

Recent Reported Robberies Near Campus

Dear USciences Community,

The Philadelphia Police Department is reporting a series of robberies close to our University campus. There was a recent robbery reported on the 900 Block of 42nd Street, which is close to Baltimore Avenue.

The Department of Public Safety is providing this information to raise your awareness of incidents close to campus. Please remember the following:

The emergency number for USciences Public Safety Dispatch is 215-596-7000.

You are encouraged to request safe transit and walking escorts provided by the following:

USciences Public Safety Walking Escorts: 215-895-1117

Penn Transit Shuttles: 215-898-7433

UCD Walking Escorts: 215-387-3942 (Which Public Safety will arrange)

If you have not already done so, please sign up for our emergency text messaging system, e2Campus by clicking on the following link: http://alert.usciences.edu

Please also take the time to visit our Public Safety Blog regularly for helpful hints, safety bulletins, campus security tips, and general announcements from the USciences Dept. of Public Safety.

The following link will redirect you to our USciences Dept. of Public Safety Blog: http://emergency.usciences.edu 

“Public Safety is on all of USciences”