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Robbery Reported in City of Williamsport


A Pennsylvania College of Technology student reported being robbed at gunpoint at 9:15 p.m. Tuesday in the parking lot of an off-campus apartment in the 900 block of Second Street. The incident was reported to the Williamsport Bureau of Police,which is investigating. The student was not injured. The suspects were described astwo black males wearing hooded sweatshirts. One of the suspects was armed with what appeared to be a handgun.

Another Penn College student had reported being robbed at gunpoint at 11:55 p.m. Friday, Jan. 25, in the 700 block of West Third Street. The suspects were described as four black males wearing hooded sweatshirts. One of the suspects was armed with what appeared to be a handgun. The Williamsport Bureau of Policeis investigating.

Anyone who has any information about either of these crimes is requested to contact Penn College Police at 570-327-4760.

All students, faculty and staff should be alert for suspicious persons and potentially dangerous situations on and off campus. At night, walk on well-lit sidewalks and walkways. Park as close as possible to any buildings you intend to enter. If possible, walk with another person. Call Penn College Police for an escort, if needed. All crimes should be reported immediately to the police.

This and other Crime Alerts can be viewed here.

This information is being provided in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the College and University Security Information Act, and the Drug Free Schools and Campuses Act.

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