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Two Batteries Occur Near Lake Shore Campus Friday

Courtesy of Tony WebsterShots were fired near Water Tower Place Friday night.

Loyola students were the victims of two separate battery incidents near the Lake Shore Campus Friday night, according to Campus Safety.

Students were approached in both incidents at North Winthrop and West Granville avenues around 10 p.m. Dec. 1 by a man who made physical contact with the students. The man also made offensive sexual comments to the students, according to a crime alert email sent by Campus Safety.

The email describes the man as 60-65 years old and with a beard. He was wearing a hat and dark clothing and was last seen walking westbound on West Granville Avenue.

According to the email, Campus Safety is working closely with the Chicago Police Department (CPD) on the investigation.

Campus safety asked anyone with information about the incident to call Campus Safety at 773-508-6039 or the Chicago Police Department at 312-744-8263.

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