Crime alert at UIC after armed robbery report

September 22, 2011 8:27:03 PM PDT
A crime alert has been sent out to students at the University of Illinois at Chicago after a male student was robbed at gunpoint.

The robbery took place Wednesday evening in the 700-block of S. Laflin St.

The student reported seeing two men come out of an alley. He says one of the men pointed a gun and demanded his backpack.

The student handed over the bag and the robbers fled the scene.