A UIC student reported an armed robbery that occurred about 9:30 a.m. Friday as she walked east on Polk Street near Aberdeen Street.
She told UIC Police that two men approached her, displayed a handgun and demanded her possessions. She surrendered her cellphone and cash and the men fled west on Polk.
The first was described as black, 6 feet tall, 160 pounds, wearing a black ski mask, black hooded sweatshirt and blue jeans, and carrying a snub-nosed revolver with a brown handle.
UIC Police emergency: 312-355-5555
Crimes reported to UIC Police
Possession of drug equipment: 1
Harassment by electronic means: 1
False fire alarm: 1
Criminal damage: 1
Arrests by UIC Police
Jan. 18: A man was arrested on an outstanding warrant at 10:18 a.m. at the College of Medicine East Tower.