Northwestern student reports robbery near campus

Matthew Choi, Campus Editor

A Northwestern student was robbed at the intersection of Foster Street and Maple Avenue on Sunday night, according to an email sent to students by University Police Chief Bruce Lewis.

The robbery occurred at about 7 p.m., when a group of four teenage boys approached the student, the email said. The student reported that one of the teenagers displayed a gun, and the teenagers fled west on Foster Street with the student’s wallet and cellphone.

One of the teenagers was described wearing a blue coat and another was described wearing a black coat.

The student reported the incident Sunday evening and did not require medical attention, the email said.

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