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Campus Safety Notices

This page reports the daily status of campus public safety advisories.

Public Safety Advisory - Timely Warning – Aggravated Assault

08/08/2018 4:00PM

​Timely Warning – Aggravated Assault

August 8, 2018

Dear Members of the Drexel Community,

Drexel Police are advising the campus community of an Aggravated Assault by shooting that was reported to have occurred at the 3100 block of Baring Street.  Philadelphia Police were notified of this incident in the early morning hours of August 8, after the victim walked into a nearby hospital for treatment. Drexel Police were subsequently informed of the incident by the Philadelphia Police Department.

The Philadelphia Police Department is continuing to investigate this matter; no arrests have been made.

Drexel Public Safety encourages students, faculty and professional staff to be alert, take precautions, and report crimes and suspicious activities. Your efforts to stay well-informed and take preventive action will help maintain the safest possible environment on Drexel’s campuses.

Police are reminding everyone to be aware of their surroundings, to not have cell phones and other valuables visible, and to walk with others when possible.

Members of the Drexel community may call Public Safety for a walking escort at 215.895.2822 or use the Drexel Guardian app. Public Safety crime prevention and awareness tips can be found at: drexel.edu/publicsafety/crimeprevention/safetytips/

Any suspicious activity should immediately be reported to Philadelphia police by calling 911 or Drexel police by calling 215.895.2222.

Eileen Behr
Vice President
Department of Public Safety