Attempted robbery reported near University of Chicago

A person was walking in the 6000 block of South Ingleside Avenue when three people approached them and demanded their property, police said.

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A person was nearly robbed by three suspects Jan. 29, 2021 near the University of Chicago campus.

A person was nearly robbed by three suspects Jan. 29, 2021 near the University of Chicago campus.

Three people attempted to rob a person Friday night near the University of Chicago campus on the South Side.

The person, who is not affiliated with the University, was walking about 7:15 p.m. in the 6000 block of South Ingleside Avenue when three people approached them and demanded their property, University of Chicago police said in a statement.

One of the suspects grabbed their coat and demanded their money, police said.

When the person yelled, the suspects left the scene on foot, police said.

The person was not injured.

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