Police warn of armed robberies near U of C campus

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Police are warning residents and students in the area of University of Chicago campus about a string of armed robberies.

According to police, three armed robberies occurred yesterday evening. The first occurred in the 900 block of East 54th around 5 p.m. The second, in the 5400 block of South Ellis Ave around 6 p.m. and the third in the 5400 block of South University Ave around 6:30 p.m.

The suspects are described as black males, age 17-23 years of age, 5’7-6’1, 150-170lbs. Also a black female age 17-20, 5’7 and 150 lbs with short hair.

Anyone with any information is asked to call 312-747-8382.

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1 Comment

  • Dan Cox

    When you allow the authorities to dis-arm the people, in the name of security, you will always find criminals taking advantage of those whom are defenseless. The Gun Free Zone is a safe haven for those who wish to Rob, Rape and abuse the law abiding citizens.