Public Safety Advisory

On Thursday, March 16, at approximately 1:35 p.m., a UIC student was the victim of an Aggravated Domestic Battery that occurred at 1250 S. Halsted St. Witnesses observed the offender, who is not affiliated with UIC, sitting on the victim while choking her. The witnesses contacted authorities but the offender, who is known to the victim, immediately fled the scene. UIC Police canvased the area but did not locate the offender. The offender is described as a 22-year-old black male, 5-9 in height, 185 pounds, wearing a gray zip-up jacket, black sweat pants, and a UIC beanie hat. The victim refused medical attention.

Anyone with information is asked to call the UIC Police Department at 312-996-2830.

Approximate crime location mapped: https://goo.gl/maps/suZKgYu6Bko

UIC Police offer the following security tips:

-- Report crime promptly to police.
-- To contact the UIC Police, call 312-355-5555 for emergencies or 312-996-2830 for non-emergencies. Set up the UICPD emergency number on your mobile phone speed-dial.
--On campus, look for the location of the nearest emergency call box (there are more than 1,500 across campus.)
-- For confidential counseling, contact Counseling Services at 312-996-3490 for students; and Employee Assistance Service at 312-996-3588 for faculty and staff.
-- Any student, staff or faculty member at UIC who experiences sexual assault, domestic/dating violence or stalking can access free, anonymous and confidential services by calling the Campus Advocacy Network (CAN) at 312-413-8206.

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A Public Safety Advisory is distributed to the university community in compliance with the federal Clery Act. UIC Police may also issue notifications for off-campus crimes in the interest of public-safety awareness. Security tips are standard precautions, not special or incident-specific measures. Offender descriptions and precise locations are provided only to aid in the identification of possible suspects. Updates to investigations are not sent by email but will be posted online at: http://www.uic.edu/uic/studentlife/campus/crime-alerts.shtml

UIC Annual Security Report
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Chicago Police Department Crime Incidents
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Thu Mar 16, 2017 4:47 PM