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Loyola Student Robbed Half a Mile From Campus

Zack Miller | The PhoenixThe victim of the strong-armed robbery reported no injuries after the incident.

A Loyola student was robbed Wednesday morning half a mile south of campus.

The student was a victim of a strong-armed robbery while sitting in her car half a mile from campus on the 6200 block of N. Kenmore on Feb. 23 at approximately 9:15 a.m. 

Officials say the 42-year-old female student was getting into her vehicle when the offender approached the passenger side of the car, opened the door and took her bag. During the incident, the victim was kicked by the offender but reported no injuries. The offender then ran to a parked blue vehicle and drove away, according to a Campus Safety crime alert.

There are no offenders in custody, according to the Chicago Police Department (CPD). 

Campus Safety is working with CPD to investigate the case and asks anyone with information to call Campus Safety at 773-508-SAFE or CPD at 911 or 312-744-8263. 

Additionally, students impacted by acts of violence can contact the Wellness Center at 773-508-2530 or the Community Coalition on Gender-Based Violence.

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