UIC student robbed near campus

January 5, 2012 1:50:30 PM PST
The University of Illinois at Chicago is warning students to be on alert after a robbery near the campus.

It happened Tuesday night in the 1400-block of West Lexington on the city's Near West Side.

Police say a student was standing outside that evening when a man jumped out of a white SUV, grabbed her purse, knocked her to the ground and drove off.

The student was not injured.

Police are still looking for the robber.