Police: Violent robberies in UIC area

January 18, 2010 2:10:37 PM PST
Chicago police have issued a community alert for people living near the University of Illinois at Chicago after a series of violent robberies in that area.Investigators report three robberies have occurred between January 9 and 12.

The victims were approached from behind by two suspects beaten and knocked to the ground.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police.