Robberies at Loyola, DePaul prompt safety concerns among college students across Chicago

Tuesday, September 26, 2023
NBC-5 Chicago

From the University of Illinois Chicago to DePaul University and Loyola University, Chicago has recently seen an uptick in armed robberies on or near college campuses at all different times of the day. On Saturday, Loyola University Campus Police sent out an alert, advising that three students were robbed outside Marquette Hall before 4 a.m. Meanwhile, neighbors heard commotion near the UIC campus on Friday afternoon when a woman screamed as she was confronted by multiple people during a mugging. Surveillance video obtained by NBC Chicago showed her grab the attackers in broad daylight, then neighbors rush in as the suspects try to get away.

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