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)
09/27/2021

PennReady Wellness, Safety, Security, and Emergency Preparedness Day!

DPS is hosting our PennReady Wellness, Safety, Security, and Emergency Preparedness Day in conjunction with the Annual UPennAlert Emergency Notification System Test and the Penn Medical Emergency Response Team (MERT) First Aid Festival!

Friday, October 1st, 2021

12:00 to 3:00pm

College Green

Masks are required! Protect your friends and neighbors by wearing a mask to this event.

 

Schedule of Events:

12:00pm UPennAlert /Shelter-in-Place Awareness Drill

12:05pm Opening Remarks:

• VP Maureen S. Rush, Division of Public Safety

• Dr. P.J. Brennan, Penn Medicine

12:15pm MERT First Aid Festival opens

3:00pm Closing Remarks

 

Experience MERT instruction of hands-only CPR and AED use, free food, trainings, guest speakers, and more! Stop by and visit with us!

• Penn Division of Public Safety

• Penn Medicine

• Special Services & the Penn CISM Team

• Penn Environmental Health and Radiation Safety

• Penn Facilities and Real Estate Services

• Penn Risk Management and Insurance

• Wellness at Penn & Student Health Service (SHS)

• Penn Medical Emergency Response Team (MERT)

• Penn Vet Working Dog Center

• Allied Universal Security

• University City District

• City of Philadelphia EMS & Fire Prevention

• City of Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management

• Penn Division of Recreation and Intercollegiate Athletics (DRIA)

Poster for PennReady event: text same as article