Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Loyola Campus Security issues warning on armed robbery


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

2 comments:

Dangerously unstable individual said...

I was walking through campus like I usually do today and I saw a banger-type of guy doing the paranoid limp walk.
Profiling or not, he was clearly not a student and should have been stopped and questioned.

Hillari said...

Anyone know how much Loyola U does in terms of constantly reminding students that they need to aware of their surroundings at all times? After all, they are not attending a campus in the middle of cornfields like Northern Illinois University. They are attending a school that is within Chicago city limits, and as with anywhere and in any neighborhood in this city, people need to be on guard. It seems like the warnings about safety are only given after something happens.

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