Police Beat


Suspect sought in off-campus robbery

A UIC student was the victim of an off-campus strong-arm robbery at 5:20 p.m. Feb. 12 in the 1200 block of West Flournoy Street.

The suspect grabbed the student’s phone and identification. A second offender approached from behind and knocked the student to the ground with a blow to the head.

The student refused medical attention.

The first offender is a black male, 17 to 18 years old, 6 feet 1 inch and medium build. He wore a dark blue cap, dark blue jacket and dark jeans with embroidery on the back.

The second offender is a black male, 17 to 18 years old and 5 feet 10 inches. He wore a red and white cap.

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


UIC Police emergency: 312-355-5555

Nonemergency: 312-996-2830

TDD: 312-413-9323


Feb. 10-16

Crimes reported to UIC Police

Harassment by telephone: 1

Criminal defacement: 1

Battery: 2

Deceptive practice: 1

Public peace violation: 1

DUI: 1

Theft: 3


Arrests by UIC Police

Feb. 11: A man was arrested at 3:35 p.m. for criminal defacement at 801 S. Paulina St.

Feb. 13: A man was arrested for battery at 10:34 a.m. at the hospital.

A man was arrested for interference with a public officer at 3:25 a.m. at 1151 W. Taylor St.

Feb. 14: A woman was arrested for theft at 4:02 p.m. at the UIC Police Station, related to a Feb. 3 crime.

Feb. 15: A man was arrested for DUI at 5:13 p.m. at 100 W. Roosevelt Road.

Visit the UIC Police crime map, uiccrimemaps.org/map/, and the Chicago Police CLEAR Map, http://gis.chicagopolice.org

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