ROBBERY REPORT: Gunpoint at BP Station; Possible Halsted Victim Walks Away

A Lake View resident was robbed at gunpoint at the BP gas station on Belmont at Racine, a quarter-mile west of Sheffield around 4 o’clock this morning.

The victim told police that two men, black, in their 20’s, wearing all dark clothing, got out of a black Chevy, held a gun to his head and stole his laptop and wallet. Chicago Police Department case #HW385136


Passers-by called 911 from Roscoe and Halsted at 4:28AM to report that a intoxicated male, white told them that he had been robbed “down the street” by 4 offenders described only as black males. Arriving officers made contact with at least one witness and they saw a victim matching the callers’ description walking away as they arrived. No report filed at this time.

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