BLOTTER: House of Hookah Hustlers Halted

Thursday, 11 July 2013

3:28PM: An aggressive panhandler punched a passer-by on the street at Broadway and Grace. The victim followed the bum northbound on Broadway until police arrived.

4:59PM: An angry girlfriend stabbed her man in the arm during an argument in their apartment on Briar Place, east of Broadway. The victim refused medical attention. Officers’ attempts to locate the fleeing female, white with blonde hair, were hampered by the man’s inability to identify a single thing that she was wearing. CPD case #HW358035.

Friday, 12 July 2013
1:14AM: A group of three women left without paying their tab at House of Hookah, 607 W. Belmont. Officers pulled over the ladies’ Infiniti less than a block away. The Lansing, Illinois, women were released after they settled their bill.

UPDATED 19 JULY 2013: Added case number for 4:59PM aggravated domestic battery/knife.

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