Police Beat



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
Nonemergency: 312-996-2830
TDD: 312-413-9323


Jan. 12-18


Crimes reported to UIC Police
Theft: 4
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.


Visit the UIC Police crime map and the Chicago Police CLEAR Map.


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