Two Loyola University students robbed of cell phones near campus

Two Loyola University students robbed of cell phones near campus


Two Loyola University students robbed of cell phones near campus

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CHICAGO (CBS) — A security alert was issued for students near Loyola University within minutes after a pair of cell phone robberies.

According to school police, the first student was walking near West Arthur and Lakewood just after 10 p.m. Friday when someone threatened the student with a gun and demanded the victim’s gun.

Just two minutes later, another student was robbed at knifepoint by several people. Those people fled east on West Arthur Avenue, police said.

The students were not injured.

Anyone with information is asked to call Campus Safety at (773) 508-SAFE or the Chicago Police Department ta 911 or (312) 744-8263.

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