Thursday, April 19, 2012
University of Illinois at Chicago Crime Alert - White U of I Chicago student beaten unconscious by black robber near U of I Campus
A University of Illinois at Chicago student was knocked unconscious during a robbery near the campus on the Near West Side.
The student was walking in the 400 block of South Green Street around 9 p.m. Wednesday when he was approached from behind by someone who placed an object to the back of the student's head and demanded money, officials said.
The student gave the robber his wallet and then was struck on the back of his head and lost consciousness, officials said.
The student was taken to Rush-Presbyterian Medical Center, where he was treated for a head injury, officials said.
Anyone with information about the robbery was asked to contact the UIC Police at 312-996-2830.