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Armed robbery last night near the UIUC Undergraduate Library

Quote from a UIUC Division of Public Safety Crime Alert:

“The University of Illinois Police Department is investigating an armed robbery that occurred on December 18, 2009 at approximately 11:05 pm near 1402 W. Gregory Drive in Urbana by the Undergraduate Library.

The victim was walking westbound on Gregory Drive near the Undergraduate Library when a person walked up behind him and told him he had a gun.  The offender, who had a low voice, told the victim to keep walking and to empty his pockets.  The victim complied with the offender’s request, emptying his pockets as they continued to walk westbound on Gregory Drive.  After the victim emptied his pockets, the offender told him to start running which he did without further incident.”

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In the last week, the UIUC Division of Public Safety has reported five robberies near campus.

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