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The Division of Public Safety issued a UPennAlert Tuesday morning informing the community of a series of power outages. | DP File Photo

An alleged armed robbery near campus prompted a UPenn Alert at 1:34 a.m. on Saturday. 

Penn Police received a call about the robbery at 1:22 a.m. Witnesses claimed two suspects entered the 7-11 on 42nd and Walnut streets and pulled out a weapon, demanding money. Upon leaving the store, they headed westbound on Walnut. 

Increased Penn Police presence will be sustained in the area as the investigation continues.

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