ETCETERAS: Weekend Mop Up

Sunday, August 11, 2013

Citizens reported a “suspicious man” walking in the area of Lake Shore Drive and Montrose. He was wearing a black baseball hat, a tan jacket, blue jeans, and a gas mask

A man leaving work near Halsted and Waveland reported that he had been groped by another man on the street.

The offender, described as male, black, with dread locks wearing a black hat, white t-shirt, and shorts was last seen walking southbound on toward Addison with a heavy set companion.

Officers arrived about 30 minutes later but could not find the victim. In a follow-up call to the victim, 911 learned that he had left the scene because he did not feel safe. He said he would go to the station to file a report on Monday.

Monday, August 12, 2013

Witnesses reported a fight in progress at Halsted and Broadway. A white male and a black male were fighting. Also, the black gentleman was naked.

A white man with green eyes, wearing jeans and a white t-shirt, “got all crazy with the customers” and broke a window at the McDonald’s across from Wrigley Field.

An ambulance was called to the intersection of Roscoe and Elaine Place to treat a man who was “attacked and beaten” on his way home from work. Officers made contact with the man who said he did not want to get police involved in the matter.

A pizza shop in the 3700 block of Clark reported that a man grabbed money out of their register and fled northbound on Clark Street. The suspect is described as a male, black, wearing a white t-shirt. No report was taken.

A large group of people were reported fighting in the street at Clark and Belmont. Officers dispersed a crowd over the course of 30 minutes and maintained a presence in the area.

Concerned citizens reported a “person found” in the 3300 block of Clark Street. The “found” person was described as a white man walking around in his underwear.

Officers stumbled across a vehicle that flipped over on Sheffield, south of Belmont Avenue. The driver was taken away in an ambulance.

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