**ATTENTION DEPAUL COMMUNITY**

DATE REPORTED: SEPTEMBER 28, 2014

WHAT: AGGRAVATED ASSAULT

WHERE: 2219 N.RACINE

WHEN: SEPTEMBER 28, 2014 11:05 P.M.

 ON 28 SEPTEMBER 2014 AT 11:05 P.M. A DEPAUL STUDENT WAS THE VICTIM OF AN AGGRAVATED ASSAULT.  THIS ASSAULT TOOK PLACE AT 2219 N RACINE.  THE VICTIM WAS GRABBED BY THE ARM, AND HER SHIRT WAS SLASHED WITH A KNIFE.  THE OFFENDER THEN FLED IN AN EASTBOUND DIRECTION.  THE VICTIM DID NOT SUSTAIN ANY INJURIES.  PUBLIC SAFETY WOULD LIKE EVERYONE TO BE AWARE OF THEIR SURROUNDINGS AT ALL TIMES.

IF ANYONE HAS INFORMATION PLEASE CALL  PUBLIC SAFETY (773-325-7777) OR THE CHICAGO POLICE AT 911.

 

**ATTENTION DEPAUL COMMUNITY**

DATE REPORTED: SEPTEMBER 8, 2014

WHAT: BATTERY

WHERE: RACINE AND WEBSTER

WHEN: SEPTEMBER 8, 2014 1:00 A.M.

A FEMALE STUDENT WAS WALKING HOME FROM A PARTY WHEN SHE WAS APPROACHED BY A MALE IN A SILVER SUV. THE MALE EXITED THE VEHICLE AND APPROACHED THE FEMALE TO FLIRT. THE MALE THEN GAVE THE FEMALE HIS PHONE NUMBER AND GAVE HER AN UNWANTED HUG.  PUBLIC SAFETY WAS ALSO INFORMED BY THE VICTIM THAT ANOTHER FEMALE HAD A SIMILAR EXPERIENCE AND MAY LATER FILE A REPORT.

 IF ANYONE HAS INFORMATION PLEASE CALL PUBLIC SAFETY (773-325-7777) OR THE CHICAGO POLICE AT 911.

 

**ATTENTION DEPAUL COMMUNITY**

DATE REPORTED: JUNE 22, 2014

WHAT: STRONG ARMED ROBBERY

WHERE: RACINE AND WEBSTER

WHEN: JUNE 22, 2014 AT 1:43 A.M.

ON THE ABOVE DATE AND TIME A DEPAUL STUDENT WAS THE VICTIM OF A STRONG ARMED ROBBERY.  THE OFFENDER APPROACHED FROM THE REAR, GRABBED THE VICTIM, THREW HER TO THE GROUND AND FLED IN AN UNKNOWN DIRECTION.  THE VICTIMS PURSE WAS TAKEN. NO FURTHER INFORMATION AT THIS TIME.

 

**ATTENTION DEPAUL COMMUNITY**

DATE REPORTED: JUNE 1, 2014

WHAT: CRIMINAL SEXUAL ABUSE

WHERE: RACINE AVE. NEAR BELDEN AVE.

WHEN: JUNE 1, 2014

A NON DEPAUL PERSON REPORTED TO THE CHICAGO POLICE THAT SHE WAS THE VICTIM OF CRIMINAL SEXUAL ABUSE. SHE REPORTED THAT WHILE RIDING IN A CAB AT APPROXIMATELY 4AM ON SUNDAY JUNE 1ST THE CAB DRIVER PULLED OVER AND SHE WAS INAPPROPRIATELY TOUCHED BY THE CAB DRIVER. THE INCIDENT HAPPENED ON RACINE JUST SOUTH OF BELDEN AVE. IF YOU SHOULD HAVE ANY INFORMATION REGARDING THIS, PLEASE NOTIFY THE CHICAGO POLICE OR DEPAUL PUBLIC SAFETY.

**ATTENTION DEPAUL COMMUNITY**

DATE REPORTED: MAY 21, 2014

WHAT: CRIMINAL SEXUAL ASSAULT

WHERE: MUNROE HALL

WHEN: MAY 21, 2014

A STUDENT REPORTED TO PUBLIC SAFETY THAT SHE WAS THE VICTIM OF CRIMINAL SEXUAL ABUSE. THE STUDENT REPORTED THAT SHE WAS INAPPROPRIATELY TOUCHED BY AN INVITED GUEST. WE HAVE NO FURTHER INFORMATION AT THIS TIME

**ATTENTION DEPAUL COMMUNITY**

DATE REPORTED: MAY 19, 2014

WHAT: BATTERY

WHERE: 2350 N. KENMORE

WHEN: MAY 19, 2014 AT 12:29 A.M.

ON THE ABOVE DATE AND TIME A DEPAUL STUDENT WAS THE VICTIM OF A BATTERY.  THE OFFENDER APPROACHED FROM AN UNKNOWN DIRECTION AND STRUCK THE VICTIM ABOUT THE HEAD AND BODY AREA AND FLED IN AN UNKNOWN DIRECTION.  PUBLIC SAFETY WOULD LIKE TO REMIND EVERYONE TO BE AWARE OF THEIR SURROUNDINGS AND USE THE ESCORT SERVICE WHILE ON LINCOLN PARK CAMPUS.

**ATTENTION DEPAUL COMMUNITY**

DATE REPORTED: APRIL 20, 2014

WHAT: CRIMINAL SEXUAL ASSAULT

WHERE: 1000 BLOCK OF ALTGELD

WHEN: APRIL 20, 2014 SOMETIME BETWEEN 1:00 A.M. TO 3:00 P.M.

IT WAS REPORTED TO PUBLIC SAFETY THAT A FEMALE WAS SEXUALLY ASSAULTED WHILE ATTENDING A HOUSE PARTY OFF CAMPUS.  IF YOU SHOULD HAVE ANY INFORMATION REGARDING THIS INCIDENT, PLEASE CALL THE CHICAGO POLICE OR DEPAUL PUBLIC SAFETY AT 773 325-7777

**ATTENTION DEPAUL COMMUNITY**

DATE REPORTED: APRIL 13, 2014

WHAT: AGGRAVATED ROBBERY

WHERE: 900 W. BELDEN

WHEN: APRIL 13, 2014 AT APPROXIMATELY 5:45 A.M.

AN ELDERLY GENTLEMAN WAS WALKING WESTBOUND ON BELDEN WHEN HE WAS APPROACHED BY AN OFFENDER WHO DEMANDED HIS BELONGINGS.  THE OFFENDER DID STRIKE THE MAN WITH HIS HAND AND TOOK HIS WALLET.  THE OFFENDER THEN JUMPED INTO A WHITE SUV AND DROVE EASTBOUND ON BELDEN LEAVING THE SCENE.   IF YOU SHOULD HAVE ANY INFORMATION REGARDING THIS INCIDENT, PLEASE CALL THE CHICAGO POLICE OR DEPAUL PUBLIC SAFETY AT  773 325-7777.

**ATTENTION DEPAUL COMMUNITY**

DATE REPORTED: FEBRUARY 22, 2014

WHAT: ARMED ROBBERY

WHERE: FULLERTON EL STATION

WHEN: FEBRUARY 22, 2014 APPROXIMATELY 4:20 A.M.

At approximately 4:20am Public Safety noticed a person holding his head being helped by two individuals at the Fullerton El Station.  Upon further investigation it was determined that the victim, who is not affiated with DePaul, was approached, hit in the head with a blunt instrument and his cell phone taken.

At this time we are unable to determine the exact location of where this incident took place due to the victim and the two helpers being vague about the details.

 If you should have any information regarding this, please contact Public Safety at 773 325-7777 or the Chicago Police.

 

**ATTENTION DEPAUL COMMUNITY**

DATE REPORTED: FEBRUARY 10, 2014

WHAT: CRIMINAL SEXUAL ASSAULT

WHERE: 900 W. BELDEN, MCCABE HALL

WHEN: FEBRUARY 9, 2014 BETWEEN 4:00 A.M. AND 5:00 A.M.

ON THE MORNING OF FEBRUARY 10TH, THE CHICAGO POLICE DEPARTMENT INFORMED DEPAUL PUBLIC SAFETY THAT A CRIMINAL SEXUAL ASSAULT OCCURRED IN MCCABE HALL ON FEBRUARY 9TH.  THE VICTIM AND PERPETRATOR WERE ACQUAINTANCES.  WE HAVE NO ADDITIONAL INFORMATION AT THIS TIME.

 

**ATTENTION DEPAUL COMMUNITY**

DATE REPORTED: NOVEMBER 21, 2013

WHAT:  BATTERY

WHERE: 859 W. FULLERTON

WHEN: NOVEMBER 21, 2013 AT 9:40 P.M.

ON THE ABOVE DATE AND TIME, A MALE STUDENT WAS THE VICTIM OF A BATTERY THAT OCCURRED IN THE STREET AT 859 W. FULLERTON. HE WAS WALKING 2 FEMALE FRIENDS HOME WHEN 3 UNKNOWN MALES BEGAN SHOUTING RUDE AND VULGAR COMMENTS AT THE GROUP. THE THREE OFFENDERS BEGAN TO PUNCH AND KICK THE MALE VICTIM.  AS PUBLIC SAFETY APPROACHED THE SCENE, THE OFFENDERS FLED. THE VICTIM REFUSED MEDICAL TREATMENT. ANYONE WITH ANY INFORMATION ABOUT THE ABOVE INCIDENT SHOULD CONTACT THE PUBLIC SAFETY OFFICE AT 773-325-7777

PUBLIC SAFETY WOULD LIKE TO REMIND THE DEPAUL COMMUNITY TO BE AWARE OF THEIR SURROUNDINGS AND TO USE THE ESCORT SERVICE ON THE LINCOLN PARK CAMPUS.

 

**ATTENTION DEPAUL COMMUNITY**

DATE REPORTED: OCTOBER 16, 2013

WHAT: AGGRAVATED BATTERY

WHERE: ALTGELD AND SHEFFIELD

WHEN: OCTOBER 16, 2013 AT 6:30 P.M.

ON THE ABOVE DATE AND TIME, A DEPAUL STUDENT WAS THE VICTIM OF AN AGGRAVATED BATTERY.  THE VICTIM WAS WALKING WESTBOUND ON ALTGELD WHILE THE OFFENDER WAS WALKING EASTBOUND.  THE OFFENDER THEN STRUCK THE VICTIM IN THE HEAD WITH A BLUNT OBJECT AND FLED EASTBOUND.  CHICAGO FIRE DEPARTMENT AND POLICE DEPARTMENT WERE ON SCENE, AS WELL AS DEPAUL PUBLIC SAFETY.  THE VICTIM WAS TAKEN BY AMBULANCE TO THE HOSPITAL. 

 DEPAUL PUBLIC SAFETY WOULD LIKE TO REMIND EVERYONE TO BE AWARE OF THEIR SURROUNDINGS AND USE THE ESCORT SERVICE WHILE ON LINCOLN PARK CAMPUS.

IF ANYONE HAS ANY INFORMATION, PLEASE CALL CHICAGO POLICE AT 311 OR DEPAUL PUBLIC SAFETY AT 773-325-7777.

 

**ATTENTION DEPAUL COMMUNITY**

DATE REPORTED: SEPTEMBER 29, 2013

WHAT: BATTERY

WHERE: 2415 N. SHEFFIELD

WHEN: SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2013 9:20 P.M.

ON ABOVE DATE AND TIME A DEPAUL STUDENT WAS A VICTIM TO A BATTERY.  THE OFFENDER APPROACHED THE VICTIM FROM THE REAR AND GRABBED HER HAIR AND PULLED HER TO THE GROUND.  THE VICTIM SCREAMED FOR HELP AND THE OFFENDER FLED IN AN UNKNOWN DIRECTION.  CHICAGO POLICE WERE CALLED TO THE SCENE.  PUBLIC SAFTEY WOULD LIKE TO REMIND EVERYONE TO BE AWARE OF THEIR SURROUNDINGS AND USE THE ESCORT SERVICE WHILE ON LINCOLN PARK CAMPUS. 

IF ANYONE HAS ANY INFORMATION, PLEASE CALL CHICAGO POLICE AT 311 OR DEPAUL PUBLIC SAFETY AT 773-325-7777.

 

**ATTENTION DEPAUL COMMUNITY**

DATE REPORTED: SEPTEMBER 3, 2013

WHAT: AGGRAVATED ROBBERY

WHERE: 900 W. BELDEN

WHEN: TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 2013  2:00 A.M.

A DEPAUL STUDENT WAS THE VICTIM OF AN AGGRAVATED ROBBERY ON BELDEN AVENUE ON SEPTEMBER 3, 2013.  THE STUDENT WAS WALKING HOME AT 2:00 A.M. WHEN A MALE OFFENDER CAME FROM BEHIND AND THREW HIM TO THE GROUND.  THE OFFENDER THEN TOOK THE VICTIMS CELL PHONE AND WALLET AND FLED EASTBOUND DOWN BELDEN.    THE VICTIM RAN AFTER THE OFFENDER, BUT COULD NOT CATCH HIM.  VICTIM DESCRIBED THE OFFENDER AS A MALE WEARING A BLACK HAT, PLAIN WHITE SWEATSHIRT, AND BLUE SWEAT PANTS.  VICTIM REPORTED THE INCIDENT TO THE CHICAGO POLICE DEPARTMENT.  DEPAUL PUBLIC SAFETY WOULD LIKE TO REMIND EVERYONE TO BE AWARE OF THEIR SURROUNDINGS AND USE THE ESCORT SERVICE ON THE LINCOLN PARK CAMPUS. 

IF ANYONE HAS ANY INFORMATION, PLEASE CALL CHICAGO POLICE AT 311 OR DEPAUL PUBLIC SAFETY AT 773-325-7777.

 

**ATTENTION DEPAUL COMMUNITY**

DATE REPORTED: JULY 9, 2013

WHAT: CRIMINAL SEXUAL ABUSE

WHERE: 10 E. JACKSON BOULEVARD

WHEN: TUESDAY, JULY 9, 2013 AT 2:10 P.M.

AT 2:10 P.M. ON TUESDAY, JULY 9TH, A FEMALE STUDENT REPORTED THT AS SHE WAS EXITING THE RESTAURANT AT 10 EAST JACKSON BOULEVARD WHEN AN UNKNOWN MALE WALKING DOWN THE SIDEWALK MADE INAPPROPRIATE CONTACT WITH HER.  THE OFFENDER THEN FLED THE SCENE.  THE OFFENDER IS DESCRIBED AS 5'8" - 5'10" TALL, MEDIUM BUILD, WEARING BLACK PANTS, WHITE SHIRT AND A BLUE AND BLACK STRIPED TIE.

IF ANYONE HAS ANY INFORMATION, PLEASE CALL CHICAGO POLICE AT 311 OR DEPAUL PUBLIC SAFETY AT 773-325-7777.

 

**ATTENTION DEPAUL COMMUNITY**

DATE REPORTED: JULY 1, 2013

WHAT: ATTEMPTED ARMED ROBBERY

WHERE: 1035 W. FULLERTON

WHEN: MONDAY JULY 1, 2013 AT 7:30 A.M.

A DEPAUL STUDENT WAS THE VICTIM OF AN ATTEMPTED STRONG ARM ROBBERY WHILE WALKING TO THE FULLERTON TRAIN STATION.  A MALE OFFENDER ATTEMPTED TO TAKE HER BOOKBAG AND WAS UNSUCCESSFUL.  THE OFFENDER WAS DESCRIBED AS MALE, 5’5”, ABOUT 150LBS, AND WEARING A BLACK HOODIE WITH A RED BANDANA.  THE STUDENT WAS NOT INJURED IN THE INCIDENT, AND REPORTED THE INFORMATION TO THE LOOP CAMPUS PUBLIC SAFETY OFFICE. 

IF ANYONE HAS ANY INFORMATION ABOUT THE ATTEMPTED CRIME, PLEASE CALL CHICAGO POLICE AT 311 OR DEPAUL PUBLIC SAFETY AT 773-325-7777. 

 

**ATTENTION DEPAUL COMMUNITY**

 DATE REPORTED: JUNE 2, 2013

 WHAT: ARMED ROBBERY

WHERE: 1025 W. WEBSTER

WHEN: SUNDAY, JUNE 2, 2013 AT 10:15 P.M.

ON THE ABOVE DATE AND TIME, A STUDENT WAS THE VICTIM OF AN ARMED ROBBERY, WALKING WESTBOUND ON WEBSTER.  THE VICTIM WAS APPROACHED BY THREE MALES WHO SHOWED A GUN, AND TOOK THE VICTIM’S BOOK BAG, WALLET, AND PHONE.  THE OFFENDERS FLED SOUTH ON KENMORE.  THE VICTIM WAS NOT HARMED IN THE INCIDENT.  CHICAGO POLICE WERE NOTIFIED.

 IF ANYONE HAS ANY INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT CHICAGO POLICE NON-EMERGENCY AT 311, OR DEPAUL PUBLIC SAFETY AT 773-325-7777. 

 

 **ATTENTION DEPAUL COMMUNITY**

DATE REPORTED: FRIDAY, MAY 17, 2013

 

WHAT: BATTERY

 

WHERE: 2400 BLOCK OF LINCOLN AVE.

 

WHEN:  FRIDAY, MAY 17, 2013 BETWEEN 2:00-4:00 A.M.

 

It was reported to Public Safety that a student was the victim of a Battery sometime between 2am and 4am on Friday May 17th.  The victim reported that he was beat up by a group of unknown individuals.

If you should have any information regarding this, please contact Public Safety or the Chicago Police.   Public Safety would also like to remind you to be aware of your surroundings and walk in groups when traveling around the city.

 

**ATTENTION DEPAUL COMMUNITY**


 

DATE REPORTED: TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2013

 

WHAT: BATTERY

 

WHERE:1230 W. BELDEN

 

WHEN:  FEBRUARY 25, 2013 AT 11:20 P.M.

 

On February 26, 2013 a DePaul student reported to Public Safety that he was the victim of a battery on Monday February 25, 2013 at 11:20 pm at 1230 W. Belden avenue. The student was walking home from the Ray Meyer Fitness Center when two men came up from behind him and struck him in the back of the head, causing him to fall to the ground. The victim then yelled and the two men fled the scene.

Public Safety would like to remind everyone to be aware of their surroundings and use the escort service while on the Lincoln Park campus.

 

 

**ATTENTION DEPAUL COMMUNITY**

 

DATE: FEBRUARY 11, 2013

 

Late Saturday night/early Sunday morning, as some DePaul students were leaving an off-campus party in Lincoln Park, they were approached by a large group of individuals, who harassed them and robbed them of their personal property. Public Safety Officers quickly arrived on the scene, and the group fled.  Several of the perpetrators were detained by Public Safety and arrested by the Chicago Police.

 

This incident serves as an important reminder to:

 

**ATTENTION DEPAUL COMMUNITY**

DATE REPORTED: TUESDAY, JANUARY 29, 2013

WHAT: ARMED ROBBERY

WHERE:GREAT CLIPS 1005 W. WEBSTER

WHEN: JANUARY 29, 2013 AT 9:40 A.M.

 

DEPAUL PUBLIC SAFETY WAS NOTIFIED BY THE CHICAGO POLICE DEPARTMENT THAT AN ARMED ROBBERY OCCURRED IN GREAT CLIPS 1005 W. WEBSTER AROUND 9:40A.M. ON JANUARY 29, 2013.  IF ANYONE HAS ANY INFORMATION ON THIS INCIDENT PLEASE CONTACT THE CHICAGO POLICE DEPARTMENT (311), OR DEPAUL PUBLIC SAFETY (773-325-7777).

**ATTENTION DEPAUL COMMUNITY**

DATE REPORTED: SATURDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2012

WHAT: AGGRAVATED BATTERY

WHERE: 247 S. STATE STREET ENTRANCE

WHEN: OCTOBER 13, 2012 AT 12:40 P.M.

 

TWO NON-DEPAUL UNIVERSITY RELATED INDIVIDUALS WERE INVOLVED IN AN ALTERCATION INVOLVING PEPPER SPRAY ON THE SIDEWALK OUTSIDE OF THE STATE STREET DALEY BUILDING ENTRANCE.  BOTH INDIVIDUALS ENTERED THE DALEY BUILDING AND CONTINUED THEIR ALTERCATION AT THE INTERIOR ENTRANCE.  THE OFFENDER FLED AND PUBLIC SAFETY ASSISTED THE VICTIM UNTIL THE CHICAGO POLICE AND MEDICAL ASSISTANCE ARRIVED.  NO DEPAUL UNIVERSITY COMMUNITY MEMBERS WERE AFFECTED OR INJURED DURING THE EVENT.  THE DEPAUL UNIVERSITY PUBLIC SAFETY DEPARTMENT WISHES TO REMIND ALL COMMUNITY MEMBERS TO STAY ALERT OF THEIR SURROUNDINGS AND REPORT ANY AND ALL SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY.

 

**ATTENTION DEPAUL COMMUNITY**

DATE REPORTED: OCTOBER 9, 2012

WHAT: STRONG ARM ROBBERY

WHERE: 2147 N. SHEFFIELD

WHEN: OCTOBER 7, 2012 AT 2:40 A.M.

 

A DEPAUL STUDENT WAS THE VICTIM OF A ROBBERY AT THE ABOVE LOCATION.  A MALE DESCRIBED AS APPROXIMATELY 5’6”/5’7”, IN HIS LATE 20’S, EXITED A RED BLAZER ON THE PASSENGER SIDE AND APPROACHED THE VICTIM. THE OFFENDER PUSHED HER AND DEMANDED THE VICTIM’S PURSE.  THE VICTIM COMPLIED AND THE OFFENDER FLED THE AREA IN THE VEHICLE.  THE CRIME WAS REPORTED TO THE CHICAGO POLICE AS WELL AS DEPAUL UNIVERSITY PUBLIC SAFETY. 

 

DEPAUL PUBLIC SAFETY WOULD LIKE TO REMIND EVERYONE TO BE AWARE OF THEIR SURROUNDINGS WHEN WALKING ALONE, AND USE THE ESCORT SERVICE WHEN ON THE LINCOLN PARK CAMPUS. 

**ATTENTION DEPAUL COMMUNITY**

DATE REPORTED: SEPTEMBER 20, 2012

WHAT: STRONG ARM ROBBERY

WHERE: 1043 W. FULLERTON

WHEN: SEPTEMBER 20, 2012 AT 3:50 P.M.

THE VICTIM WAS ROBBED BY THREE MALES BETWEEN THE AGES OF 13 AND 16 YEARS OF AGE.  THE OFFENDERS SURROUNDED THE VICTIM WHILE ONE WENT INTO HER POCKET AND TOOK AN APPLE IPHONE.  DEPAUL PUBLIC SAFETY APPREHENDED TWO OF THE OFFENDERS AND RECOVERED THE VICTIMS IPHONE.  THE VICTIM IDENTIFIED  TWO OF THE OFFENDERS AND CHICAGO POLICE TOOK THEM INTO CUSTODY.  THE VICTIM WAS NOT HARMED IN THE INCIDENT.  

DEPAUL PUBLIC SAFETY WOULD LIKE TO REMIND THE COMMUNITY  TO BE AWARE OF YOUR SURROUNDINGS WHEN WALKING AND USING PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION.  PLEASE USE THE ESCORT SERVICE AT LINCOLN PARK CAMPUS BETWEEN THE HOURS OF 6:00P.M. TO 6:00A.M. 

 

 

**ATTENTION DEPAUL COMMUNITY**

 

DATE REPORTED: SEPTEMBER 14, 2012

 

WHAT: STRONG ARM ROBBERY

WHERE: 1229 W. FULLERTON

WHEN: SEPTEMBER 14, 2012 AT 2:00 P.M.

THE VICTIM WAS ROBBED OF HER IPHONE AT THE ABOVE LOCATION.  OFFENDER WALKED UP TO THE VICTIM WHILE SHE WAS SITTING AT A TABLE AND GRABBED THE PHONE AND FLED WESTBOUND ON FULLERTON AVENUE.  THE OFFENDER WAS WEARING A BLUE T-SHIRT, BLUE JEANS AND HAIR IN DREADS.

 DEPAUL PUBLIC SAFETY WOULD LIKE TO REMIND EVERYONE TO BE AWARE OF THEIR SURROUNDINGS, AND REPORT ANY SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY.

ANYONE HAVING ANY INFORMATION, PLEASE CALL DEPAUL PUBLIC SAFETY AT (773)325-7777 OR THE CHICAGO POLICE.

 

**ATTENTION DEPAUL COMMUNITY**

DATE REPORTED: SEPTEMBER 11, 2012

 

WHAT: STRONG ARM ROBBERY

WHERE: 720 W. BELDEN

WHEN: SEPTEMBER 11, 2012 AT 9:15 P.M.

THE VICTIM WAS ROBBED BY THREE MALES BETWEEN THE AGES OF 13 AND 15 YEARS OF AGE. THE OFFENDERS TOOK AN IPHONE FROM THE VICTIM, AND FLED THE SCENE BY JUMPING THE FENCE BY THE FULLERTON L STOP. CHICAGO POLICE AND DEPAUL PUBLIC SAFETY WERE ON SCENE, AND THE VICTIM WAS ABLE TO IDENTIFY ONE OF THE OFFENDERS BY A PHOTO FROM DEPAUL PUBLIC SAFETY. VICTIM WAS NOT HARMED DURING THE CRIME. DEPAUL PUBLIC SAFETY WOULD LIKE TO REMIND EVERYONE TO BE AWARE OF YOUR SURROUNDINGS WHEN WALKING AND USING PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION.

 

**ATTENTION DEPAUL COMMUNITY**

DATE REPORTED: SEPTEMBER 7, 2012

WHAT: CRIMINAL SEXUAL ASSAULT

WHERE: 2200 BLOCK OF BISSELL

WHEN: SEPTEMBER 7, 2012

A CRIMINAL SEXUAL ASSAULT WAS REPORTED TO HAVE HAPPENED IN THE 2200 BLOCK OF BISSELL. THE VICTIM DOES KNOW THE ALLEGED OFFENDER. IF ANYONE HAS ANY INFORMATION PLEASE CALL PUBLIC SAFETY AT (773) 325-7777.

**ATTENTION DEPAUL COMMUNITY**

DATE REPORTED: SEPTEMBER 3, 2012

WHAT: CRIMINAL SEXUAL ASSAULT

WHERE: CLIFTON FULLERTON HALL

WHEN: SEPTEMBER 3, 2012 AT 7:15 P.M.

A CRIMINAL SEXUAL ASSAULT WAS REPORTED TO HAVE HAPPENED AT CLIFTON FULLERTON HALL. THE VICTIM DOES KNOW THE ALLEGED OFFENDER. IF ANYONE HAS ANY INFORMATION PLEASE CALL PUBLIC SAFETY AT (773) 325-7777.

**ATTENTION DEPAUL COMMUNITY**

DATE REPORTED: AUGUST 28, 2012 

WHAT: STRONG ARMED ROBBERY

WHERE: DALEY BUILDING, 14 E. JACKSON

WHEN: AUGUST 28, 2012 AT 4:20 P.M.

VICTIM ENTERED AN ELEVATOR IN THE LOBBY WITH A GROUP OF ABOUT 10 OTHERS AND PROCEEDED TO AN UPPER FLOOR. AS THE GROUP WAS EXITING THE ELEVATOR, THE OFFENDER STOOD IN THE DOORWAY MOMENTARILY BLOCKING THE VICTIM'S EXIT. THE OFFENDER BUMPED THE VICTIM AND SHE EXITED. VICTIM REALIZED HER I-PHONE WAS MISSING FROM HER PERSON AS THE ELEVATOR DOORS CLOSED. THE OFFENDER IMMEDIATELY LEFT THE BUILDING AND ENTERED THE CTA'S RED LINE STATION AT STATE AND JACKSON.

**ATTENTION DEPAUL COMMUNITY**

DATE REPORTED: JULY 29, 2012

WHAT: CRIMINAL SEXUAL ABUSE

WHERE: 2253 W.MAGNOLIA

WHEN:JULY 29, 2012 AT 1:30 A.M.

THE VICTIM (NON DEPAUL AFFILATED) WAS ABUSED (UNWANTED TOUCHING) BY A MALE OFFENDER ABOUT 5’10” TO 6’0”, WEIGHING APPROXIMATELY 175-185 POUNDS. THE OFFENDER TRIED TO TAKE THE VICTIM TO A SILVER COLORED VEHICLE WITH ANOTHER MALE OFFENDER DRIVING THE VEHICLE. THE VICTIM FOUGHT THE OFFENDER AND WAS RELEASED. BOTH OFFENDERS FLED THE SCENE. THE VICTIM REPORTED THE CRIME TO THE CHICAGO POLICE DEPARTMENT. DEPAUL PUBLIC SAFETY WOULD LIKE TO REMIND THE COMMUNITY TO BE AWARE OF THEIR SURROUNDINGS WHEN WALKING IN THE EVENING HOURS.

**ATTENTION DEPAUL COMMUNITY**

DATE REPORTED: JULY 13, 2012

WHAT: ROBBERY

WHERE: 1100 W.FULLERTON

WHEN:JULY 13, 2012 3:00 A.M.

VICTIM WAS WALKING WESTBOUND ON FULLERTON AROUND 3:00 A.M. WHILE TALKING ON HER CELLPHONE, OFFENDER CAME FROM BEHIND AND REACHED IN HER PURSE TAKING A BILLFOLD CONTAINING MONEY AND PERSONAL ID'S. VICTIM DESCRIBED OFFENDER DRESSED IN BLACK AND LAST SEEN HEADING EASTBOUND ON FULLERTON. VICTIM WAS NOT HARMED. THE CHICAGO POLICE WERE ALERTED. PUBLIC SAFETY WOULD LIKE TO REMIND THE COMMUNITY TO BE AWARE OF THEIR SURROUNDINGS WHILE WALKING. IF YOU HAVE ANY INFORMATION OF THIS INCIDENT, CALL CHICAGO POLICE (311) OR DEPAUL PUBLIC SAFETY AT (773)325-7777.

**ATTENTION DEPAUL COMMUNITY**

DATE REPORTED: JULY 11, 2012

WHAT: BIKE THEFTS

THEFTS OCCURRED TO BIKES THAT WERE SECURED WITH CHAINS OR CABLE TYPE LOCKS. PLEASE ASK YOUR BIKE SHOP SPECIALIST FOR THE MOST SECURE LOCK FOR YOUR BIKE AND REPORT ANY SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY THAT YOU OBSERVE TO PUBLIC SAFETY IMMEDIATELY.

**ATTENTION DEPAUL COMMUNITY**

DATE REPORTED: JUNE 24, 2012

WHAT: ROBBERY

WHERE: 921 W. BELDEN

WHEN:JUNE 24, 2012 AT 2:15 A.M.

VICTIM WAS WALKING WESTBOUND ON BELDEN AROUND 2:15 A.M. WHEN TWO MALE OFFENDERS WEARING HOODIES AND NYLON COVERING THEIR FACES APPROACHED THE VICTIM WITH A HANDGUN AND ROBBED HIM OF HIS CELL PHONE AND WALLET. OFFENDERS WERE LAST SEEN HEADING SOUTHBOUND ON BISSELL. VICTIM WAS NOT HARMED AND CHICAGO POLICE WAS ALERTED SAFETY WOULD LIKE TO REMIND THE COMMUNITY TO BE AWARE OF THEIR SURROUNDINGS WHILE WALKING. IF YOU HAVE ANY INFORMATION OF THIS INCIDENT, CALL CHICAGO POLICE (311) OR DEPAUL PUBLIC SAFETY AT (773)325-7777

**ATTENTION DEPAUL COMMUNITY**

DATE REPORTED: JUNE 20, 2012

WHAT: ROBBERY

WHERE: 833 W.FULLERTON

WHEN: JUNE 20, 2012 3:50 P.M.

VICTIM WAS WALKING HOME EASTBOUND ON FULLERTON AROUND 3:50P.M. WHEN A MALE OFFENDER HIT HER IN THE ARM AND ROBBED HER OF HER CELL PHONE. OFFENDER WAS WEARING A WHITE T-SHIRT, BLUE POLO SHIRT AND FLED WESTBOUND DOWN FULLERTON. VICTIM WAS NOT HURT IN THE INCIDENT, AND CHICAGO POLICE WERE CALLED.PUBLIC SAFETY WOULD LIKE TO REMIND THE COMMUNITY TO BE AWARE OF THEIR SURROUNDINGS WHILE WALKING.IF YOU HAVE ANY INFORMATION OF THIS INCIDENT CALL CHICAGO POLICE (311), OR DEPAUL PUBLIC SAFETY 773-325-7777.

**ATTENTION DEPAUL COMMUNITY**

DATE REPORTED: MAY 23, 2012

WHAT: ARMED ROBBERY

WHERE: 2301 N. CLIFTON

WHEN:MAY 23, 2012 AT 2:53 A.M.

VICTIM WAS WALKING ON BELDEN WHEN A MALE APPROACHED HIM ON THE NORTH EAST CORNER OF CLIFTON AND BELDEN AND DISPLAYED A SILVER GUN.THE OFFENDER DEMANDED THE VICTIM’S PHONE AND THEN FLED THE SCENE. VICTIM WAS NOT HARMED IN THE INCIDENT AND REPORTED THE CRIME TO DEPAUL PUBLIC SAFETY AND CHICAGO POLICE. OFFENDER WAS DESCRIBED BY VICTIM AS A MALE WEARING A THICK BLACK HOODED SWEATSHIRT AND A DARK BASEBALL CAP WITH THE WORD “CHICAGO” IN WHITE SCRIPT. IF ANYONE HAS ANY INFORMATION PLEASE CALL CHICAGO POLICE AT 311, OR DEPAUL PUBLIC SAFETY AT 773-325-7777. DEPAUL PUBLIC SAFETY WOULD LIKE TO REMIND EVERYONE TO BE AWARE OF THEIR SURROUNDINGS, AND USE THE ESCORT SERVICE AT THE LINCOLN PARK CAMPUS BETWEEN THEHOURS OF 6:00P.M. AND 6:00A.M.

**ATTENTION DEPAUL COMMUNITY**

DATE REPORTED: APRIL 22, 2012

WHAT: CRIMINAL SEXUAL ASSAULT

WHERE: SETON HALL

WHEN: APRIL 22 AT 5:19 A.M.

A CRIMINAL SEXUAL ASSAULT WAS REPORTED TO HAVE OCCURRED AT SETON HALL. THE VICTIM DOES KNOW THE ALLEGED OFFENDER. IF ANYONE HAS ANY INFORMATION, PLEASE CALL CHICAGO POLICE AT 311 OR PUBLIC SAFETY AT 773-325-7777

**ATTENTION DEPAUL COMMUNITY**

DATE REPORTED: FEBRUARY 21, 2012

WHAT: STRONG ARMED ROBBERY

WHERE: STUDENT CENTER - KENMORE SIDE

WHEN: FEBRUARY 21, 2012 AT 1:45 P.M.

 

VICTIM WAS TEXTING ON AN IPHONE WHEN OFFENDER TOOK THE PHONE. OFFENDER EXITED A SILVER CHEVY IMPALA, PARTIAL ILLINOIS LICENSE PLATE NUMBER 83_352, WENT INTO THE REVOLVING DOOR OF THE STUDENT CENTER, AND THEN EXITED. UPON EXITING THE STUDENT CENTER, THE OFFENDER TOOK THE VICTIM’S IPHONE AND ENTERED THE VEHICLE. THE VEHICLE FLED SOUTHBOUND DOWN KENMORE. IF ANYONE HAS INFORMATION ON THIS CRIME PLEASE CALL PUBLIC SAFETY 773-325-7777, OR CHICAGO POLICE AT 911.

**ATTENTION DEPAUL COMMUNITY**

DATE REPORTED: FEBRUARY 11, 2012

WHAT: CRIMINAL SEXUAL ASSAULT

WHERE: UNIVERSITY HALL

WHEN: FEBRUARY 11, 2012 AT 2:00 A.M.

ON THE ABOVE DATE, A DEPAUL STUDENT REPORTED THAT SHE WAS THE VICTIM OF A SEXUAL ASSAULT. THE STUDENT KNEW THE OFFENDER AND THE CHICAGO POLICE WERE NOTIFIED.

IF ANYONE HAS ANY INFORMATION ABOUT THIS CRIME, PLEASE CALL DEPAUL PUBLIC SAFETY AT 773-325-7777

**ATTENTION DEPAUL COMMUNITY**

DATE REPORTED: FEBRUARY 10, 2012

 

WHAT: ATTEMPTED ARMED ROBBERY

WHERE: 936 W. BELDEN

WHEN:  FEBRUARY 10, 2012 AT 2:05 P.M.

VICTIM WAS APPROACHED BY TWO MALES, BEHIND THE ATHLETIC CENTER, WHO ASKED FOR DRUGS.THE VICTIM FOUGHT OFF THE OFFENDERS AND REPORTED THE INCIDENT TO DEPAUL PUBLIC SAFETY.IF ANYONE HAS INFORMATION ON THIS INCIDENT REPORT IT TO THE CHICAGO POLICE (911), OR DEPAUL PUBLIC SAFETY (773-325-7777).

**ATTENTION DEPAUL COMMUNITY**

DATE REPORTED: DECEMBER 05, 2011

WHAT: ATTEMPTED ARMED ROBBERY

WHERE: 1236 W. FULLERTON

WHEN:  DECEMBER 03, 2011 AT 6:20 P.M.

A STUDENT WAS APPROACHED BY A MALE OFFENDER WITH A KNIFE. OFFENDER DEMANDED THE VICTIM’S CELL PHONE THE VICTIM DID NOT COMPLY, AND RAN INTO THE NEARBY STARBUCKS TO CALL THE CHICAGO POLICE.THE VICTIM WAS NOT HURT IN THE INCIDENT.DEPAUL PUBLIC SAFETY WOULD LIKE TO REMIND THE COMMUNITY TO BE CAREFUL OF THEIR SURROUNDINGS WHEN WALKING ALONE AT NIGHT.

**ATTENTION DEPAUL COMMUNITY**

DATE REPORTED: NOVEMBER 2, 2011

 


WHAT: INDECENT EXPOSURE

 

WHERE: 1100 W. MONTANA AND RACINE ALTGELD

WHEN: NOVEMBER 2, 2011 AT 12:15 P.M. AND 1:OO P.M.

VICTIM WAS WALKING TO HER APARTMENT WHEN SHE OBSERVED A MALE OFFENDER EXPOSING HIMSELF. THE OFFENDER WAS A MALE, IN HIS 30’S WEARING A BLUE HAT, BLUE JEANS, AND BLUE BACKPACK RIDING ON AN ORANGE A SECOND VICTIM WAS WALKING BY RACINE AND ALTGELD WHEN A MALE OFFENDER EXPOSED HIMSELF.THE VICTIM OBSERVED A MALE WEARING A BLUE SWEATSHIRTS/WINDBREAKER COMBO, LIGHT BLUE JEAN PANTS AND A SINGLE STRAP TAN BACKPACK.ANYONE WITH INFORMATION ON THESE CRIMES PLEASE CONTACT DEPAUL PUBLIC OR CHICAGO POLICE 311.

**ATTENTION DEPAUL COMMUNITY**

DATE REPORTED: NOVEMBER 2, 2011

 


WHAT: CRIMINAL SEXUAL ABUSE

 

WHERE: DICKENS AND BISSELL

WHEN: NOVEMBER 2, 2011 AT 11:30 A.M.

VICTIM WAS WALKING ON BISSELL WHEN SHE WAS APPROACHED BY AN UNKNOWN MALE.THE MALE STARTED UP A CONVERSATION WITH THE VICTIM, AND THEN HE PROCEEDED TO HUG HER AND TOUCH HER IN AN INAPPROPRIATE MANNER.THE VICTIM BROKE FREE AND WALKED AWAY FROM THE OFFENDER. VICTIM CONTACTED DEPAUL PUBLIC SAFETY AND THE INCIDENT WAS REPORTED TO THE CHICAGO POLICE. A POSSIBLE OFFENDER HAS BEEN IDENTIFIED BY THE VICTIM. A SUSPECT IS IN CUSTODY AS OF 11-02-11.

**ATTENTION DEPAUL COMMUNITY**

DATE REPORTED: SEPTEMBER 28, 2011

 


WHAT: CRIMINAL SEXUAL ASSAULT

 

WHERE: 2318-2326 N. SHEFFIELD - SHEFFIELD SQUARE

WHEN: REPORTED ON SEPTEMBER 28, 2011

A Criminal Sexual Assault was reported to Public Safety on September 28, 2011. The Assault took place in Sheffield Square, located at 2318-2326 N Sheffield. There are no further details at this time.

**ATTENTION DEPAUL COMMUNITY**

DATE REPORTED: SEPTEMBER 22, 2011

 


WHAT: SEXUAL ASSAULT

 

WHERE: 2600 BLOCK OF NORTH WILTON AVE.

WHEN: WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2011

AN UNIDENTFIED MAN ROBBED AND SEXUALLY ASSAULTED A WOMAN INSIDE HER APARTMENT AT GUNPOINT IN THE 2600 BLOCK OF NORTH WILTON AVENUE AT APPROXIMATELY 2:30P.M. SEPTEMBER 22, 2011.NO FURTHER INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE AT THIS TIME.IF ANYONE HAS INFORMATION ON THIS CRIME PLEASE CALL THE CHICAGO POLICE DEPARTMENT AT 911.PUBLIC SAFETY WOULD LIKE TO REMIND THE DEPAUL COMMUNITY TO USE THE ESCORT SERVICE AT LINCOLN PARK CAMPUS BETWEEN THE HOURS OF 6:00P.M. AND 6:00A.M. IF ANYONE HAS ANY INFORMATION PLEASE CALL CPD AT 311, OR PUBLIC SAFETY AT 773-325-7777.

 

**ATTENTION DEPAUL COMMUNITY**

DATE REPORTED: AUGUST 15, 2011

 


WHAT: ATTEMPTED ROBBERY

 

WHERE: 2200 BLOCK OF NORTH DAYTON

WHEN:  AUGUST 12, 2011, 11:30 P.M.

A DEPAUL STUDENT REPORTED HE WAS APPROACHED BY TWO INDIVIDUALS WHO TRIED TO ROB HIM WHILE WALKING DOWN THE STREET. ONE OF THE OFFENDERS HIT THE VICTIM IN THE FACE. THE VICTIM REFUSED MEDICAL TREATMENT AND NOTHING WAS TAKEN.

PUBLIC SAFETY WOULD LIKE TO REMIND THE DEPAUL COMMUNITY TO BE AWARE OF THEIR SURROUNDINGS AND TO USE THE ESCORT SERVICE ON THE LINCOLN PARK CAMPUS. IF ANYONE HAS INFORMATION ABOUT THIS CRIME, PLEASE CALL DEPAUL PUBLIC SAFETY AT 773-325-7777.

 

**ATTENTION DEPAUL COMMUNITY**

DATE REPORTED: APRIL 28, 2011

WHAT: ARMED ROBBERY

WHERE: SEMINARY AND WEBSTER

WHEN:  APRIL 27, 2011, 11:00 A.M.

A STUDENT WAS WALKING IN THE VICINITY OF SEMINARY AND WEBSTER AT 11:00 A.M. WHEN AN OFFENDER APPROACHED HIM FROM BEHIND. THE OFFENDER SHOWED A WEAPON AND DEMANDED THE VICTIM’S PROPERTY. THE OFFENDER FLED THE SCENE AND THE VICTIM WAS NOT HARMED. THE VICTIM REPORTED THE INCIDENT TO THE CHICAGO POLICE AND DEPAUL PUBLIC SAFETY. IF ANYONE HAS ANY INFORMATION ON THIS CRIME PLEASE CALL CHICAGO POLICE AT 311 OR DEPAUL PUBLIC SAFETY AT 773-325-7777.

 

**ATTENTION DEPAUL COMMUNITY**

DATE REPORTED: MARCH 29, 2011

 


WHAT: STRONG ARMED ROBBERY

 

WHERE: FULLERTON TRAIN STOP

WHEN: MARCH 29, 2011 9:30 A.M.

VICTIM WAS EXITING THE FULLERTON TRAIN STOP AND WAS APPROACHED FROM BEHIND BY UNKNOWN INDIVIDUAL. OFFENDER PLACED HIS HAND ON VICTIM’S BACK AND DEMANDED HIS WALLET. OFFENDER THEN FLED DOWN THE STAIRS TOWARDS FULLERTON AVENUE. OFFENDER WAS A 6’ 4” MALE IN HIS MID TWENTYS WEARING A BLACK SKULL CAP, RED HOODED SWEATSHIRT AND DARK BLUE JEANS. IF ANYONE HAS ANY INFORMATION ON THIS CRIME, NOTIFIY CHICAGO POLICE AT 311, OR DEPAUL PUBLIC SAFETY AT 773-325-7777.

IF ANYONE HAS INFORMATION ABOUT THIS CRIME, PLEASE CALL DEPAUL PUBLIC SAFETY AT 773-325-7777 OR THE CHICAGO POLICE DEPARTMENT 911.

 

 

**ATTENTION DEPAUL COMMUNITY**

DATE REPORTED: MARCH 3, 2011

WHAT: STRONG ARMED ROBBERY

WHERE: FULLERTON AND FREEMONT

WHEN: MARCH 3, 2011 12:13 A.M.

 


VICTIM WAS WALKING DOWN FULLERTON BY FREEMONT WHEN APPROACHED BY THREE MALE OFFENDERS. OFFENDERS CAME BEHIND THE VICTIM AND ROBBED HIM OF HIS PROPERTY. OFFENDERS THAN PUSHED VICTIM TO THE GROUND AND FLED THE SCENE. VICTIM PROCEEDED TO THE NEARST BLUE LIGHT AND PUBLIC SAFETY CAME TO THE SCENE. CHICAGO POLICE WERE ALSO ON SCENE, AND CHECKED THE FULLERTON TRAIN STATION FOR OFFENDERS. IF ANYONE HAS ANY INFORMATION PLEASE CALL CPD AT 311, OR PUBLIC SAFETY AT 773-325-7777. IF ANYONE HAS INFORMATION ABOUT THIS CRIME, PLEASE CALL DEPAUL PUBLIC SAFETY AT 773-325-7777 OR THE CHICAGO POLICE DEPARTMENT 911. WHERE: FULLERTON AND FREEMONT WHEN: MARCH 3, 2011 12:13 A.M.

 

 

 

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**ATTENTION DEPAUL COMMUNITY**

DATE REPORTED: FEBRUARY 23, 2011

WHAT:  THEFTS

WHERE: STUDENT CENTER

WHEN: FEBRUARY 22, 2011

IN THE PAST WEEK THERE HAVE BEEN SEVERAL REPORTS OF THEFTS FROM THE STUDENT CENTER.  THE PERSON HAS BEEN GOING INTO OFFICES THAT ARE LEFT UNATTENDED AND TAKING UNATTENDED ITEMS FROM BROWNSTONES.  PUBLIC SAFETY WOULD LIKE TO REMIND ALL DEPAUL COMMUNITY TO LOCK OFFICES, AND DON’T LEAVE PERSONAL PROPERTY UNATTENDED.  IF ANYONE SEES ANYONE SUSPICIOUS IN THE BUILDING PLEASE NOTIFY PUBLIC SAFETY IMMEDIATELY AT 773-325-7777. 

 

 

 

**ATTENTION DEPAUL COMMUNITY**

DATE REPORTED: JANUARY 21, 2011

 


WHAT: AGGRAVATED ASSAULT

 

WHERE: BELDEN & SEMINARY

WHEN: JANUARY 20, 2011 6:45 P.M.

A student was driving on Belden Ave. and was stuck behind a car blocking traffic. The student honked her horn and a female offender exited the vehicle and began yelling. The student asked if they could move the car or she would have to call Public Safety. A male offender exited the vehicle and asked who she was going to call and displayed a handgun tucked in his waist. The offender got back in his vehicle and drove off. The vehicle is described as a late model white Nissan Maxima. The plate begins with the letter K. IF ANYONE HAS INFORMATION ABOUT THIS CRIME, PLEASE CALL DEPAUL PUBLIC SAFETY AT 773-325-7777 OR THE CHICAGO POLICE DEPARTMENT 911.

**ATTENTION DEPAUL COMMUNITY**

DATE REPORTED: JANUARY 5, 2011

 


THE PUBLIC SAFETY OFFICE IS CAUTIONING THE COMMUNITY TO BE AWARE OF RECENT THEFTS OF CELL PHONES AND OTHER PERSONAL ELECTRONIC DEVICES ON STREETS AND PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION. THESE CRIMES ARE PERPETRATED BY OFFENDERS WHO OBSERVE VICTIMS USING THESE DEVICES, APPROACH THE VICTIMS FROM BEHIND, GRAB THE DEVICES FROM HANDS OR POCKETS AND THEN FLEE THE AREA. THERE ALSO HAS BEEN AN INCREASE IN ROBBERIES THAT OCCUR WHEN INDIVIDUALS ARE WALKING DOWN THE STREETS ALONE IN THE EVENING HOURS. THE OFFENDERS APPROACH INDIVIDUALS FROM BEHIND, GRAB BELONGINGS AND FLEE. IN SOME CASES VICTIMS HAVE BEEN STRUCK FROM BEHIND AND KNOCKED TO THE GROUND. THE PUBLIC SAFETY OFFICE IS ENCOURAGING EVERYONE TO TAKE THESE CRIME PREVENTION STEPS: BE ALERT OF YOUR SURROUNDINGS SECURE YOUR PERSONAL ITEMS PLAN YOUR ROUTE, AND CHANGE IT AS NEEDED. AVOID SHORTCUTS THROUGH DESERTED ALLEYS, VACANT LOTS AND UNLIT PASSAGES. WALK ONLY ON STREETS WITH PLENTY OF LIGHT AND AGAINST THE FLOW OF TRAFFIC. DON'T WALK ALONE AT NIGHT. STAY IN GROUPS AND REMAIN ALERT. TAKE A CAB IF NECESSARY. ON THE LINCOLN PARK CAMPUS, PLEASE REMEMBER TO USE THE ESCORT SERVICE, WHICH IS AVAILABLE FROM 6 P.M. UNTIL 6 A.M. REPORT SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY TO THE PUBLIC SAFETY OFFICES IN LINCOLN PARK, (773) 325-7777, OR LOOP (312) 362-8400. YOU ALSO CAN NOTIFY THE CHICAGO POLICE AT 911. THANK YOU FOR YOUR ATTENTION TO THIS MATTER.