Police issue warning after UIC student robbed off-campus

The University of Illinois-Chicago police are warning people at to be on alert after a student was robbed off-campus.

It happened in the 1400 block of West Lexington Street, just after 1 a.m. Monday.

Police say the student was walking down the street when he was approached by two men.

One man reportedly said he had a gun, but never showed it.

The two men took the student’s cell phone and ran away.

The student was not hurt.

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