Police Beat


UIC Police emergency: 312-355-5555
Nonemergency: 312-996-2830
TDD: 312-413-9323  


Sept. 15-22

Crimes reported to UIC Police
Theft: 4
Robbery: 1
False fire alarm: 1
Criminal trespass: 1
Harassment by phone: 1
Criminal defacement: 1

Arrests by UIC Police

Sept. 15: A man was arrested for criminal trespass at 1:45 p.m. at 810 S. Clinton St.

Sept. 16: A man was arrested for robbery at 6:30 p.m. at 1325 S. Halsted St.

Sept. 18: A man was arrested at the UIC Police Station at 8:10 a.m. for thefts that occurred Oct. 26 and Dec. 21, 2013.


Crime alert

A teenaged male tried unsuccessfully to snatch a UIC student’s purse on a street off campus Thursday, UIC Police said.

The student was approached from behind about 7 p.m. in the 1300 block of South Lytle Street. The offender grabbed her purse strap, but she held onto the purse.

The would-be robber fled eastbound through an alley. He was described as black, age 13 or 14, 5-feet-2, 120 pounds, with short hair, wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt. If you have information about this or other crimes, contact UIC Police at 312-996-2830.

For more information about crime in the area, visit the UIC Police crime map and the Chicago Police CLEAR Map.

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