Department of Public Safety

690 South Church Street
West Chester, Pennsylvania 19383


The West Chester University Department of Public Safety received a report of a robbery at the Sykes Union ATM at approximately 8:30 pm on 2/27/14. The actor was reported to be a black male, in his 30's, 6 foot tall, wearing a black leather coat, black hat and black scarf. The actor displayed a gun tucked in his waistband of his pants. The victim was physically unharmed. The campus community is cautioned to be aware of their surroundings and to report all suspicious situations. The campus community is encouraged to program 911 and 610-436-3311 into their cell phones. Anyone with information relating to this crime is encouraged to contact the West Chester University Department of Public Safety at 610-436-3311. If you or someone you know has been affected by a criminal act, the Chester County Crime Victim Center provides free, confidential support services to WCU students at their 24 hour hotlines, 610-692 RAPE(7372) or 610-692-7420 (other crimes). On-campus assistance is available through the WCU Women's Center, Counseling Center, Health Center and Office of Judicial Affairs.

  • Avoid walking alone.
  • Limit alcohol use.
  • Use well lit walkways after dark.
  • Let someone know your plans.
  • Be aware of your surroundings.
  • Safety is the responsibility of all of us.
  • Report all crimes and suspicious incidents.