JUMPED: Man Attacked On Clark Street

The intersection of Clark and Cornelia, where a man was jumped by 5 offenders this morning. Image: Google

A witness reported people fighting on the street at Clark and Cornelia. Officers found a victim at the scene who said he was jumped by five black male offenders who are unknown to him. They fled westbound on Cornelia Avenue in a white SUV. CWB is withholding the vehicle’s license plate number. The exact nature of this incident is not yet known.  CWB has learned that this incident was classified as a purse snatching.

4 July 2013
2:00 AM
Chicago Police Department Case #HW347641

UPDATED 12 JULY 2013: Added case number and last sentence of story.

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