U of C Medicine staffer robbed near campus

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Thursday, June 23, 2016
University of Chicago (FILE)

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A University of Chicago Medicine staffer was robbed while walking near the campus in the Hyde Park neighborhood, according to a university security alert issued Thursday.

The employee was walking off campus at about 4:15 p.m. Wednesday near East 56th Street and South Kimbark Avenue when they were approached from behind by two people, one of whom had a gun. The offenders demanded the person's property and ran away with their bag.

The victim was not injured and denied medical attention, according to the alert.