At approximately 2:30 am on Tuesday, July 10, 2012 a robbery occurred at the 7-Eleven in the MTCC on Main Campus.
Two unidentified males entered the store, demanded money from the clerk and then assaulted him during a confrontation. IIT Public Safety officers responded and, along with the Chicago Police Department, saturated the area in an attempt to locate the suspects but were unsuccessful.
The victim was transported to Mercy Hospital and was released after treatment for non-life threatening injuries.
7-Eleven reopened for customers at 4 am.
The Chicago Police Department is working with 7-Eleven and the IITPSD to apprehend the suspects.
Public Safety advises that this was an isolated incident but wants to remind the IIT community to continually exercise caution when on and off campus.
Contact IIT Public Safety at 312.808.6363 (8-6363 on campus) to report any suspicious person(s), vehicle(s), or activities around campus.