News brief: Attempted strong-arm robbery near Fullerton ‘L’ stop

An attempted strong-arm robbery occurred this morning at 7:30 a.m. with a DePaul student near the Fullerton CTA station, according to an alert sent by public safety this morning.

The male offender unsuccessfully attempted to take the female student’s backpack, according to the report. The student reported the incident to the Loop campus public safety office. She was not injured from the incident.

Public Safety did not indicate the exact location of the incident. Public Safety Assistant Director Mike Dohm did not have any additional information when contacted with questions.