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Two females allegedly robbed four Penn graduate students on Baltimore Avenue. Credit: Michael Chien

An assault reported in the 3900 block of Baltimore Avenue prompted a UPennAlert Thursday evening. 

The suspects — two females about 15 to 16 years old — struck the complainant and attempted to take her belongings, according to the Division of Public Safety website. The suspects were reportedly 5'3 and 5'5 tall, the latter wearing a purple hooded sweatshirt. They were last seen heading west on Baltimore Avenue. 

According to the alert sent around 5:44 p.m., police advise students to use and caution and avoid the area.

The Division of Public Safety issued an all-clear at 6:07 p.m. Police and security officers are still patrolling the area. 

This is a developing story that was last updated at 6:26 p.m. Please check back here for updates.

Correction: A previous version of this article incorrectly stated that the suspects robbed four Penn graduate students. The DP regrets this error. 

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