Crime advisory

At approximately 11 p.m. Tuesday, Normal Police responded to the 100 block of W. Phoenix Ave. (Constitution Trail behind the Normal Police Department) for a report of two strong armed robberies.

One male victim was struck in the face before the suspect took his wallet and cellphone.

The other victim had no injuries and a hat stolen.

A suspect was immediately located and placed under arrest.

An additional report of subjects asking for money on the trail was found to be unrelated and non-criminal.

Students and others are reminded Constitution Trail closes at dusk and to be aware of their surroundings at all times.

EMA SASIC is a senior journalism major and Editor-in-Chief and columnist for The Vidette. Any questions or comments regarding her column or The Vidette can be sent to vidette_esasic@ilstu.edu. Follow her on Twitter at @ema_sasic.

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