Thieves Posed as Penn Parents Target School Building: Cops

Police are searching for a pair of thieves who they say posed as parents during a New Student Orientation event at the University of Pennsylvania.

By Ernest Owens
|  Tuesday, Sep 18, 2012  |  Updated 12:12 AM EDT
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Thieves Pose as Penn Parents: Cops

University of Pennsylvania

It happened back on August 30 at the school’s Houston Hall building, according to the Daily Pennsylvanian.

Police are searching for a pair of thieves who they say posed as parents during a New Student Orientation event at the University of Pennsylvania.

It happened back on August 30 at the school’s Houston Hall building, according to the Daily Pennsylvanian. Police say a man and a woman, posing as parents of Penn students, stole several items, including cell phones, from an office on the second floor of the building.

Penn Police describe the first suspect as a heavy built man in his late 40’s or 50’s with a medium-brown complexion. The second suspect is described as a heavy-built woman with a light to medium complexion and shoulder length hair. Police also say she wore a brace on her right forearm. Finally, police say the duo may have driven away in a green Ford Windstar.

If you have any information on this incident, please call police.
 

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