Crime Alert: Student Reports Being Robbed at Gunpoint Off Campus

Published 01.25.2006


A Pennsylvania College of Technology student reported being robbed at gunpoint Jan. 20 at an off-campus apartment on West Third Street. The incident was not reported to the Williamsport Bureau of Police until Tuesday afternoon, Jan. 24. The student was not injured.

All students, faculty and staff should be alert for suspicious persons and potentially dangerous situations on and off campus. Be security-conscious, and keep doors locked at all times. At night, walk on well-lighted 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 to any on-campus destination, if needed. All crimes should be reported immediately to the police.

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.

This and other Penn College Police Crime Alerts are posted here .