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Officer Roberts from the UPenn Police department waits outside Smokey Joes as people begin to leave at around 2am on Sunday morning. Credit: Shreyans Bhansali

Simple Assault:

Sept. 4:  At 9:44 a.m., an unaffiliated 41-year-old man reported that he was punched in the mouth during an argument with an unknown suspect, causing him to bleed. 

Sept. 7:  An unaffiliated 31-year-old woman kicked a female PPD officer in the chest at Presbyterian Hospital at 51 North 39th Street. 

Sept. 8:  At 5:27 a.m., an affiliated woman was struck by an unknown suspect while walking past him on the sidewalk at the intersection of 34th and Spruce streets.  The suspect was identified, and a police advised filing a private criminal complaint.  

Aggravated Assault:

Sept. 6:  At 10:50 p.m., a 51-year-old unaffiliated man was arrested after a domestic dispute with another unaffiliated individual at the 4000 block of Baltimore Avenue.

Sex Offense:

Sept. 8 (reported):  Confidential. 


Sept. 9:  At 10:10 a.m., an unaffiliated 27-year-old man was arrested after he provided a fraudulent check to the teller at the PNC Bank at 200 S. 40th St. 


Sept. 9:  At 5:30 a.m., an unknown person spray-painted the east wall of the Annenberg School for Communication at 3620 Walnut St. 

Sept. 9:  At 5:00 p.m., an unknown person spray-painted the driveway of the Penn Law School at 3501 Sansom St. 


Sept. 9:  At 12:45 am, an affiliated 20-year-old woman reported an unknown person entered her house on 40th and Baltimore Avenue and removed her laptop. The police arrested a 25-year-old man for burglary, and the complainant’s laptop was recovered. 


Sept. 10:  An affiliated 20-year-old woman reported receiving harassing text messages from an unaffiliated person she was acquainted with. 


Retail Theft:  2

Bike Theft:  4

Theft From Building:  3

Theft From Vehicle:  1

Theft (All Other):  2

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