KNIFEPOINT: Woman robbed on Aldine Ave

An early-rising resident was robbed at knifepoint in the 800 block of Aldine this morning. Image: Google

A woman was robbed at knifepoint this morning near her home on Aldine Avenue, a half-block west of Halsted Street.. The offender escaped southbound on Clark Street with the victim’s iPhone 5.

Police patrolled the area in search of the suspect, but came up empty-handed.

The suspect is a male, black, in his 30’s, about 5’6″ tall, wearing a dark hoodie and dark pants. He may have been accompanied by a second offender, described as a tall, skinny, black male wearing a white fedora.

4 July 2013
4:55 AM
Chicago Police Department Case #HW347357

UPDATED 12 JULY 2013: Added case number.

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