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
Crimes reported to UIC Police
Criminal trespass: 2
Harassment by telephone: 1
Narcotics possession: 1
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.