At 2:11AM today, a woman reported from an apartment at Halsted Street and Buckingham that her cell phone and wallet had been snatched on a street nearby. The offender, a male, black, wearing a gray and/or black hoodie, was last seen running southbound on Clark Street. Chicago Police Department case #HW387428
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