Loyola student robbed at gunpoint

data=Ay5GWBeob_WIPLDYoIWcfVXxvZu9XwJ55OX7Ag,_CDJRyS8eFVdZiWdcs7kibtWjoDDzgxU87o1oLU5MfCwsAwofZxMM5AVRzDRFVhE93mwsJ1dgpqI-P6eL1D5wwyYpl553eNhdsxXN_9d[1]A female Loyola University Chicago student was robbed at gunpoint Tuesday evening by two men demanding money and her cell phone.

The crime occurred near North Shore Avenue and Lakewood Avenue near Loyola’s Lake Shore Campus in Rogers Park.

The student compiled with the robbers’ demands and they fled the scene.

Here is the crime alert from Loyola Campus Safety:

Loyola Community,

The Department of Campus Safety is writing to notify you that an armed robbery occurred near the Lake Shore Campus at approximately 9:30 p.m. on January 15.

A Loyola student was walking in the area of North Shore Avenue and Lakewood Avenue when she was approached by two men, one displaying a silver handgun, who demanded her money and cell phone. The student complied and the offenders fled the scene with her cell phone and money.

Loyola’s Department of Campus Safety is working closely with local authorities on this investigation. If anyone has information on the incident listed above, please call the Department of Campus Safety at 773.508.6039. We also urge you to review the safety tips listed below.

  • Please avoid walking alone, especially at night, when traveling off campus
  • Whenever possible, utilize the University’s 8-RIDE (773.508.7433) service
  • If you see something you believe to be suspicious, immediately contact Campus Safey at 773.508.6039 or the Chicago Police Department via 9-1-1

Sincerely,

Robert Fine Director of Campus Safety

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