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Police search for suspect in strong-arm robbery
A UIC student was the victim of a strong-arm robbery at 9:30 p.m. Sept. 5 that occurred near South Halted Street and West Taylor Street.
The victim, who was not injured, reported that two offenders approached him. One offender held the victim from behind while the other went through his pockets and took his wallet. The offenders fled north on Halsted Street. The victim chased one of the offenders and detained him until the Chicago Police Department arrived. The second offender, described as a black male wearing a red beanie-style hat, has not been located.
Anyone with information should call the UIC Police Department at 312-996-2830.
Aug. 28-Sept. 3
CRIMES REPORTED TO UIC POLICE
Criminal damage: 2
Criminal trespass: 2
ARRESTS BY UIC POLICE
Aug. 30: A man was arrested for retail theft at 7:57 p.m. Student Center East.
Sept. 1: A man was arrested for aggravated battery to a peace officer at 8:43 p.m. at the hospital.
A man was arrested for retail theft at 10:12 p.m. at 1350 S. Halsted St.
Sept. 3: A man was arrested for domestic battery at 1:03 a.m. at 1135 S. Halsted St.
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