The alleged perpetrator, described by the Division of Public Safety as a lightly-complected black man with curly hair in dark pants and a purple shirt, used a "simulated weapon" to rob someone unaffiliated with Penn.
"If a resident reports their laundry stolen, we encourage them to file a police report. The reality in most cases is that another student is responsible for the missing laundry, whether maliciously or accidentally,” Director of Residential Services John Eckman said in an emailed statement.
“We spoke to nationals about it and nationals was super supportive because, of course, this is the Alpha chapter,” Wharton sophomore and Skulls President Garrison Xian said. “Nationals is backing us completely.”
Susan Sorenson, who serves as a professor of social policy in the school of social policy and practice as well as the Director of the Evelyn Jacobs Ortner Center on Family Violence, performed a study in partnership with the Philadelphia Police Department on over 35,000 cases of intimate partner violence.
Feb. 9: At 8:00 p.m. on the 200 block of S. 42nd Street, a complainant parked a vehicle on the highway in a parking space and found the vehicle missing on his return. The suspect, a 23-year old, unaffiliated male, was arrested.
Bystanders said the driver, whose identity has not yet been officially released, nearly hit a police officer and, in the process, damaged at least two other vehicles parked along Sansom Street, before ramming into a telephone pole.
At the Presbyterian Hospital located at 51 N. 39th St, a 29-year old unaffiliated man was acting disorderly while waiting to be seen by medical staff. He struck a security officer in the face and upper body.