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
Crimes reported to UIC Police
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.