ROBBED AT GUNPOINT: Police Search, Gunman Escapes

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3 May 2013
8:45 PM
Chicago Police Department Case #HW259236

A local resident was robbed at gunpoint on Cornelia Avenue, one block east of Broadway, last Friday night. The victim’s Samsung Galaxy III phone was stolen in the robbery.

While the gunman fled north on Pine Grove Avenue, the victim walked to the nearby 19th district police station and filed a report.

The perpetrator is described as a clean shaven male, white, 25 to 30 years old, wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt and dark sweatpants with a thick white elastic band. He was armed with an automatic handgun and remains on the loose.

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