Police Beat

Police seek suspect in off-campus armed robbery

A UIC student was the victim of an off-campus armed robbery at 9:50 a.m. April 10 near 1600 W. Roosevelt Road.

An offender approached the student and threatened to shoot him but did not display a weapon. The suspect took the student’s backpack and fled east on Roosevelt Road.

The student was not injured.

The suspect was described as a black male, 20 to 25 years old, 5 feet 9 inches and 155 pounds. He wore dreadlocks and black clothing.

Call UIC Police at 312-996-2830 with information.


UIC Police emergency: 312-355-5555

Nonemergency: 312-996-2830


April 8-15

Crimes reported to UIC Police

Theft: 5

Assault: 1

Battery: 3

Warrant: 1

Criminal trespass: 3

Disorderly conduct: 1


Arrests by UIC Police

April 9: A man was arrested on a warrant at 3:20 a.m. at 1030 S. Ashland Ave.

A man was arrested for theft at 9:18 a.m. in Willowbrook, closing a case from Feb. 13.

April 10: Five men were arrested for battery at 12:28 a.m. at 1620 W. Harrison St.

April 11: A man was arrested for criminal trespass at 4:58 a.m. in the Clinical Sciences Building.

A man was arrested for retail theft at 10:22 p.m. at Marie Robinson Hall, closing a case from March 28.

A man was arrested for criminal trespass at 5:03 a.m. in the Administrative Office Building.

April 12: A man was arrested for assault at 1:43 p.m. in the College of Pharmacy.

April 13: A man was arrested for theft at 1:29 p.m. in Student Center East.

April 14: A man was arrested for criminal trespass at 8:58 a.m. in the UIC Forum.

For more information on police activity, visit the UIC Police crime map and the Chicago Police CLEAR Map.


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