MEAN STREET: 1 Robbed, Another Attacked And Maced On Clark

Officers on patrol were flagged down at 3:30 this morning by a man who had been bloodied in a strong arm robbery outside of Jimmy John’s sandwich shop, 3326 N. Clark Street at Buckingham Avenue. An ambulance transported the victim to Illinois Masonic Medical Center. The incident is logged as Chicago Police Department Case #HW370591. UPDATE: The robbery took place just north of Belmont on Clark Street, about from where the victim made contact with police.

A half-hour later, another victim was attacked and pepper sprayed  at 3330 N. Clark, just 20 feet away from the previous incident.  Officers transported that victim to Illinois Masonic for treatment. Case #370675. UPDATE: This incident was recorded as a strongarm robbery.

UPDATE 27 JULY 2013: Added “UPDATE” info to both entries. Added case number for first incident.
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