DEPAUL — A DePaul University student was the victim of a Wednesday afternoon holdup on Halsted Street.
The university put out a public safety alert after a student had a cellphone taken in an armed robbery at 3 p.m. Wednesday at 2259 N. Halsted St.
According to the university and Chicago Police, the 21-year-old man was walking down the street when two men armed with a handgun walked up and demanded the phone. They took the phone and drove off in a red car, police and the university said.
Chicago Police said no one is in custody, and detectives are investigating.
Anyone with additional information is asked to call Chicago Police or DePaul's Office of Public Safety at 773-325-7777.