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 The University Of Pennsylvania Police Department
Community Crime Report

 This summary is prepared by the Division of Public Safety and includes all criminal incidents reported and made known to the University Police Department between the dates of December 1, 1997 through December 7, 1997. The University Police actively patrols from Market Street to Baltimore Avenue and from the Schuylkill River to 43rd Street in conjunction with the Philadelphia Police. In this effort to provide you with a thorough and accurate report on public safety concerns, we hope that your increased awareness will lessen the opportunity for crime. For any concerns or suggestions regarding this report, please call the Division of Public Safety at 898-4482.

Crimes Against Persons

38th to 41st/Market to Baltimore: Robberies (& Attempts)--1; Threats & Harassment--1
12/06/97 1:16 AM 38th & Walnut Currency taken by unknown person
12/07/97 4:30 PM Hopkinson Dorm Unwanted phone calls received
38th to 41st/Market to Baltimore: Robberies (& Attempts)--1; Threats & Harassment--1
12/02/97 4:57 PM Delta Tau Delta Unwanted phone calls receivedd
12/02/97 7:05 PM 3900 Blk. Spruce Backpack taken from complainant
41st to 43rd/Market to Baltimore: Robberies (& Attempts)--1
12/03/97 9:04 PM 4102 Spruce St. Suspect with knife took currency from complainant
Outside 30th to 43rd/Market to Baltimore: Robberies (& Attempts)--1; Aggravated Assasults--1
12/01/97 7:30 AM Tioga El stop Complainant's handbag and contents taken
12/06/97 3:50 PM Unit Blk. S. 4th Male assaulted by known actor

Crimes Against Property

34th to 38th/Market to Civic Center: Burglaries (& Attempts)--2; Total Thefts (& Attempts)--10; Thefts of Bicycles & Parts--3; Forgery & Fraud--1; Criminal Mischief & Vandalism--1
12/01/97 4:37 PM Cyclotron Circuit breaker turned off
12/01/97 5:06 PM Meyerson Hall Bicycle taken
12/02/97 3:20 PM Steinberg Hall/Dietrich Hall Wallet and contents taken
12/02/97 7:41 PM Gimbel Gym Wallet and clothing taken from secured locker
12/03/97 1:49 PM 200 Blk. 38th Items taken/complainant refused prosecution
12/04/97 11:41 PM Meyerson Hall Bicycly taken
12/05/97 6:42 AM Duhring Wing Computer/various items taken
12/05/97 11:32 AM Franklin Bldg. Money order amount altered
12/05/97 1:04 PM Furness Bldg. Lap top computer taken
12/05/97 1:38 PM 3402 Sansom St. Credit card taken
12/05/97 2:10 PM 3409 Walnut St. Unattended wallet and contents taken
12/06/97 11:46 AM Meyerson Hall Suspect with case of toilet paper/Arrest
12/06/97 3:20 PM 3400 Blk. Sansom Currency taken
12/06/97 4:07 PM Furness Bldg. Bicycle taken
38th to 41st/Market to Baltimore: Burglaries (& Attempts) --2; Total Thefts (& Attempts)--6;
Thefts of auto (& Attempts)--2; Thefts from Autos--1; Thefts of Bicycles & Parts--2; Forgery & Fraud--1; Criminal Mischief & Vandalism--1
12/01/97 11:38 AM Harrison House Cigarettes taken
12/02/97 4:25 PM 41st & Walnut Cell phone taken from vehicle
12/02/97 4:35 PM High Rise North Bicycle taken
12/02/97 11:56 PM 4021 Walnut St. Suspect arrested for burglary
12/03/97 12:44 AM 4000 Blk. Baltimore Vehicle taken
12/03/97 6:57 PM 130 S. 39th St. Bicycle taken
12/04/97 12:01 AM 3900 Chestnut St. Credit card denied/left restaurant without paying
12/07/97 1:37 AM 100 Blk. 39th Vehicle taken
12/07/97 7:41 AM 3901 Chestnut St. Currency taken
12/07/97 1:09 PM Harnwell House Graffiti on wall
30th to 34th/Market to University: Burglaries (& Attempts)--1; Total Thefts (& Attempts)--2;
Thefts from Autos--2; Criminal Mischief & Vandalism--1
12/04/97 2:39 PM Lot #37 Bridge sticker taken from vehicle
12/07/97 8:36 AM South St. SEPTA Pay phones vandalized
12/07/97 6:57 PM Hayden Hall Office entered - no items taken
12/07/97 9:39 PM Lot #5 Items taken from vehicle
Outside 30th to 43rd/Market to Baltimore: Total Thefts (& Attempts)--3;
Thefts of Bicycles & Parts--1
12/02/97 12:14 PM 30th St. Station Wallet and contents taken
12/02/97 3:25 PM 15th & Market Wallet taken from backpack
12/03/97 1:49 PM 4404 Pine St. Bicycle taken

Crimes Against Society

41st to 43rd/Market to Baltimore: Disorderly Conduct--1
12/05/97 7:33 AM 42nd & Walnut Disorderly male/taken to Southwest Detectives.


 18th District Crimes Against Persons

8 Incidents and 1Arrest were reported between December 1,1997, and December 7, 1997, by the 18th District, covering the Schuylkill River to 49th Street and Market Street to Woodland Avenue.

12/01/97 5:45 PM 4800 Windsor Robbery
12/02/97 7:00 PM 3900 Spruce Robbery/Arrest
12/03/97 8:45 AM 4300 Chestnut Robbery
12/03/97 9:50 PM 4102 Spruce Robbery
12/04/97 11:55 AM 4000 Market Robbery
12/06/97 1:10 AM 3800 Walnut Robbery
12/06/97 7:30 PM 4200 Delancey Robbery
12/07/97 10:15 AM 4131 Chestnut Aggravated Assault



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