Police seek suspect in armed robbery
UIC Police received a report of an armed robbery at 1:16 p.m. Sept. 9 that occurred in the 900 block of W. 14th Place. A female victim, who is not affiliated with UIC, was walking when she was approached by a male offender who implied that he had a gun and demanded her property. The victim gave the offender her cell phone and wallet and he fled north on Morgan Street.
The offender is described as a black male, approximately 18 years old and 6 feet tall. He was wearing a light gray hooded sweatshirt and khaki pants. The victim was not injured.
The Chicago Police Department will lead the investigation, with assistance from the UIC Police/CPD Joint Robbery Task Force.
Anyone with information should call the Chicago Police Department at 311.
UIC Police emergency: 312-355-5555
CRIMES REPORTED TO UIC POLICE
Aggravated battery: 1
Possession of a controlled substance: 1
Harassment by telephone: 1
Criminal trespass: 1
ARRESTS BY UIC POLICE
Sept. 6: A woman was arrested for possession of a controlled substance at 4:17 p.m. in the Student Services Building.