19 people arrested after attempting to occupy building on Penn campus, 7 still in custody, university says | 18 May 2024 | Nearly 20 pro-Palestinian protesters were arrested on the University of Pennsylvania's campus Friday night after groups attempted to occupy Fisher-Bennett Hall near 34th and Walnut streets. A university spokesperson said 19 people, including seven Penn students, were taken into custody and 12 were given citations for failure to disperse or failure to follow police commands. Those 12 were later released. Seven more people are still in custody facing felony charges, including one person facing a charge of assaulting a police officer, the spokesperson added.

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