S W A R T H M O R E C O L L E G E
Department of Public Safety
UPDATED PUBLIC SAFETY AWARENESS BULLETIN
April 15, 2009
At 11:55 p.m. on Tuesday, April 14, 2009, a male visitor to campus was robbed at gunpoint. The victim had just left McCabe Library and was walking to his car that was parked in Bond Lot. As he walked between Alice Paul and Mertz Residence Halls, he was approached by two males who produced a gun and demanded his wallet. The victim's back pack, wallet, and cell phone were taken.
The victim immediately reported the incident to Public Safety who started a search with the assistance of Swarthmore Police Department and several other local departments.
Subsequent investigation and witness accounts provided the following description: The actors appeared to be black males wearing dark hoodies; one was tall and thin and the other was stockier. The actors ran across the field toward the train station after the robbery took place.
Anyone with information concerning this incident should contact the Department of Public Safety at x8281 or Swarthmore Police Department at 610 543-0123.