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The assault occurred at the 4000 block of Spruce Street. Credit: Luke Chen

An assault at the 4000 block of Spruce Street prompted a UPennAlert Sunday evening.

According to the Department of Public Safety's website, the suspect is a man wearing dark clothing who was last seen heading westbound on Spruce Street towards 41st Street.

According to the alert sent at 9:41 p.m., police advise students to use caution and avoid the area.

DPS issued an all-clear at 10:05 p.m, stating that it is safe to resume normal activity, but that police and security officers are patrolling the area. 

This is a developing story that was last updated at 10:47pm. Please check back here for updates.

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