Police: 3 female NU students robbed at gunpoint

August 19, 2012 3:37:49 PM PDT
Police in Evanston are investigating what they are calling an armed robbery of three female Northwestern University students.

The incident happened shortly after 1 a.m. Sunday along the 2000 block of Pratt Court.

Police say the victims were stopped by two suspects who demanded their valuables. They made off with the victims' purses and cell phones.

While the robbery was taking place one of the suspects allegedly displayed a handgun.

None of the victims were hurt.