UIC Police emergency: 312-355-5555
Police seek suspect in armed robbery
A student was the victim of an armed robbery at 3:15 a.m. Thursday near James Stukel Towers.
The student was chased by a man who displayed a handgun and demanded the student’s possessions.
The student gave the suspect a cell phone, which the man dropped while fleeing. The phone was recovered and the student was not injured.
The suspect was a black male, 20 to 30 years old, 5-feet-6 to 5-feet-8-inches tall, between 130 and 150 pounds. He was wearing a winter cap, khaki button-down shirt and jeans, and carried a black semiautomatic handgun.
Call UIC Police at 312-996-2830 with information.
Oct. 29-Nov. 4
Crimes reported to UIC Police
Deceptive practices: 1
Criminal trespass: 1
Disorderly conduct: 3
Arrests by UIC Police
Oct. 30: A man was arrested for burglary at 1:22 a.m. at 2101 W. Polk St.
Oct. 31: Two men were arrested for robbery at 3 p.m. at the UIC Police Station.
Nov. 2: A man was arrested for burglary at 10:22 a.m. in University Hall.
A man was arrested on an outstanding warrant at 7:38 p.m. at 704 W. Maxwell St.
A man was arrested for deceptive practices at 11:47 p.m. at Student Residence and Commons West.
Nov. 3: A man was arrested for criminal trespass at 1:07 p.m. in Student Center East.
A woman was arrested for theft at 12:10 a.m. at 1350 S. Halsted St.