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Suspects sought in off-campus robbery

Two men took a student’s phone in an off-campus robbery just after 1 a.m. Sunday in the 1400 block of West Lexington Street.

One man said he had a gun and demanded the phone.

The student was not injured and did not see a handgun.

The suspects were black men between 20 to 23 years old. One suspect was between 5 feet 9 inches and 5 feet 10 inches tall and 160 pounds. He was wearing a black-and-red Chicago Bulls cap, dark blue denim jacket with red seams and dark blue jeans. The other suspect had his hair in braids and wore a black hooded sweatshirt and black pants.

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



UIC Police emergency: 312-355-5555

Nonemergency: 312-996-2830

TDD: 312-413-9323


Oct. 7-13

Crimes reported to UIC Police

Criminal trespass: 2

Harassment by telephone: 1

Burglary: 7

Narcotics possession: 1

Theft: 10


Arrests by UIC Police

Oct. 7: A man was arrested for criminal trespass at 1:06 p.m. at 1418 S. Halsted St.

A man was arrested for criminal trespass at 6:27 p.m. at the hospital.

Oct. 8: A man was arrested for theft at 8:38 a.m. at 1800 S. Blue Island Ave.

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