University of Chicago on alert following armed robberies near campus

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Monday, April 4, 2016

CHICAGO (WLS) -- The University of Chicago is on alert after two armed robberies near its Hyde Park campus.

According to university police, three men with a gun held up a student in the 6100-block of S. Greenwood on Sunday night.

A similar incident occurred Saturday afternoon when an armed suspect tried to rob a person walking on the 5400-block of S. Dorchester.