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Campus Safety Notices

Public Safety Advisory - Pattern of Burglaries in Powelton Village Area

08/25/2015 10:00AM

Between Saturday 8/22/15, 6:00am, and Monday 8/24/15, 10:00am, five residential burglaries were reported to the Drexel University Police Department.

In three burglaries all reported on 8/22/15, two were committed at apartments in the 3200 block of Powelton Avenue and one was committed at a residence in the 3200 block of Summer Street. Entry was made through an unlocked window or unlocked door. The burglaries were committed between the hours of 6:00am and 8:00am. Taken in these incidents were electronics, backpacks and jewelry.

Two burglaries were committed on 8/24/15 between 8:55am and 10:30am. These occurred at an apartment house located in the 300 block of N. 33rd Street. A second floor hallway door was found to be propped open. The apartments were entered by force.

Drexel Police and Drexel Security have increased vehicle, bike and foot patrols in the area.

The Department of Public Safety advises all residents to make sure they lock their doors and windows and refrain from leaving doors to common areas propped open. Please report any suspicious activity immediately to the Drexel University Police Department at 215.895.2222 or call 911.​