UPennAlert

Attempted robbery with weapon | 4000 block of Baltimore Avenue

Penn Police responded to a report of an attempted robbery in the 4000 block of Baltimore Avenue. Upon arrival, the complainant stated they were approached by the suspects who demanded her property at point of handgun. The suspects then fled east on Baltimore Avenue towards 39th Street. No physical injuries were reported by the complainant.

Penn Police responded to a report of an attempted robbery in the 4000 block of Baltimore Avenue.

Upon arrival, the complainant stated they were approached by the suspects who demanded her property at point of handgun. The suspects then fled east on Baltimore Avenue towards 39th Street. No physical injuries were reported by the complainant.

The suspects were described as:

Suspect 1: White male, in late teens, smaller build, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, carrying a handgun.

Suspect 2: Black male, in late teens, smaller build, wearing a black jacket.

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UPDATE: All clear in the area of 4000 block Baltimore Ave. You may resume normal activity in the area. Penn Police and security are patrolling the area.

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UPennAlert:  Attempted robbery with weapon in the 4000 block of Baltimore Ave.

Police on scene, use caution, avoid the area.

Suspects are described as:

Suspect 1: White male, in late teens, smaller build, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, carrying a handgun.

Suspect 2: Black male, in late teens, smaller build, wearing a black jacket.

Last seen heading eastbound on Baltimore Avenue toward 39th Street.

Police responding, use caution, avoid the area.

Additional police and security officers are in the area.

The Division of Public Safety will continue to ensure the highest level of safety and security for our community.

Please be sure to use the Walking and Riding Escorts available to you free of charge.

Additionally, if you have not done so, please take a moment to sign up for the UPennAlert Emergency Notification System as well as the Penn Guardian System which can help Police better find your location in an emergency.

UPennAlert Registration: Visit: www.publicsafety.upenn.edu/upennalert for information on how to register.

Penn Guardian: Visit: https://www.publicsafety.upenn.edu/safety-initiatives/pennguardian/ for information on the PennGuardian system.

Contact Information: Emergencies: 215/573-3333 or 511 (from any campus phone)

Special Services: 215/898-6600

Escort Services: Walking 215/898-WALK (9255)

Penn Transit Ride Service 215/898-RIDE (7433)

General Information: 215/898-7297

The Division of Public Safety will continue to ensure the highest level of safety and security for our community.

Please be sure to use the Walking Escort and Riding services available to you free of charge. Additionally, if you have not done so, please take a moment to update your cellphone information for the UPennAlert Emergency Notification System as well as the Penn Guardian App which can help Police better find your location when you call in an emergency.

Emergencies 215-573-3333 / 511 (campus phone)
General Information 215-898-7297
Special Services 215-898-4481 (215-898-6600 off-hours)
HELP Line 215-898-HELP (4357)
DPS Headquarters 4040 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
Walking Escort 215-898-WALK (9255)
Penn Transit Ride 215-898-RIDE (7433)
05/11/2017

Bike to Work Day on Friday, May 19, 2017!

Join cycling enthusiasts from across Philadelphia celebrate the joys of cycling and raise awareness of bikes on the road by participating in Bike to Work Day on Friday, May 19. From 7:30 -9:30 a.m., Penn bike commuters are invited to stop by the Penn Museum Bike Share Station, near the corner of 33rd and South Streets, to learn about various bike resources found on campus.
DPS police officers will be riding with bicyclists to City Hall and back as part of the festivities of the day.

Penn commuters are encouraged to join the city-wide Bike to Work Day being organized by the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia.

Stop by Penn’s Bike Resource table:

7:30am to 9:30am by the Penn Museum Indego bike share station at 3051 South Street.

  • Info about the new Penn Bike Commuter Expense Reimbursement Program that launched in January
  • Campus bike maps that show the locations of bike corrals and bike repair stations.
  • How to use the Penn Bus bike rack
  • Energizer Station sponsored by Bike Coalition of Greater Philadelphia
  • Register your bike for FREE
  • Explore campus bike maps
  • Bike lights for first 50 participants
  • And more…

View the Bike Map of Penn’s Campus

More information about the annual event is available at http://bicyclecoalition.org/bike-work-day-2017

This event is a collaboration between the divisions of Business Services, Facilities and Real Estate and Public Safety as well as the Office of Student Health Service.