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Several people arrested after Penn's community alert of large crowd forming on campus in University City

Posted on AllSides May 18th, 2024
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Several arrests were made Friday night as pro-Palestianian protestors gathered on the University of Pennsylvania's campus Friday night. Police told CBS News Philadelphia there were multiple arrests at 34th and Walnut near Fisher-Bennett Hall.

It is unknown at this time how many were arrested but Penn police and Philadelphia police escorted several people out and they were taken into custody.

The university sent a community alert out to the public ensuring police were on the scene investigating and asked people to use caution and avoid the crowded area.

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