Student Robbed Near Roosevelt University

UPDATED 11/8/10 10:14 a.m.

CHICAGO (CBS) – A female student from Roosevelt University was robbed of her smart phone near the downtown school early Monday.

Two people have been apprehended and charged.

The woman was attacked around 12:30 a.m. in the 600 block of South Michigan Avenue, according to Central District police.

The 19-year-old woman was approached by two male offenders who took her cell phone, police News Affairs Officer Ron Gaines said. The robbers overpowered the woman and stole her LG Lotus phone, police said.

The victim was not hurt.

Two suspects have been charged, but their names and specific charges have not yet been released.

The Sun-Times Media Wire contributed to this report.

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