Woman Escapes From Robber Near UIC: Police

Sun-Times Media Wire
December 09, 2019 - 9:39 pm
Chicago Police squad car

CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- A woman was robbed by a man who tried to force her into an alley near the University of Illinois at Chicago campus Monday on the Near West Side, according to police.

The 22-year-old was on the sidewalk about 11 a.m. in the 1400 block of West Flournoy Street when a man grabbed her and attempted to take her into an alley, Chicago police said.

The attacker took property from the woman but she was able to escape, police said. She was taken to UIC Hospital, where her condition was stabilized.

No arrests have been reported. Area Central detectives are investigating.

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