Temple Univ Safety Concerns Shared on Twitter

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    Three teens were arrested for various random attacks involving Temple students. (Published Wednesday, Mar 26, 2014)

    Temple University students and members of the community took to Twitter to express their safety concerns following a series of random attacks on students.

    @allie_palermo's tweet offers a glimpse into the mixed emotions: "Tried to stick up for Temple for too long.."

    Arrest Made in Attacks of Temple Students

    [PHI] Arrest Made in Attacks of Temple Students
    Police arrested one person and are questioning four others in the recent attacks of Temple University students. NBC10's Lu Ann Cahn has the latest. (Published Tuesday, Mar 25, 2014)

    Three teens were charged as adults today for allegedly beating multiple Temple University students. The most serious assault involved the group of teens beating a 19-year-old with a brick in the face.

    The Philadelphia District Attorney's office charged 15-year-old Zaria Estes and two other teens with aggravated assault, conspiracy, possession of an instrument of crime, terroristic threats, simple assault and recklessly endangering another person.

    In addition to the concerns shared over the alleged assaults, a photo of a Temple University police officer allegedly sleeping surfaced on social media. Below is a sampling of the posts shared on Twitter.