LADIES MAN: Phone-Thieving Romeo Busted By Cops

19th district officers snared another phone thief Sunday evening in the 3700 block of N. Pine Grove.

The incident began around 5:45PM when the offender stole a man’s phone near Waveland and Lake Shore Drive. The offender is described as being male, black, in his 20’s 5’8″ tall, 150 pounds, wearing a black hat, tank top, and a Michael Jordan back pack headed westbound on Waveland in the company of two females.

Officers stopped a group of individuals matching that description at 3720 N. Pine Grove and the victim positively identify the man as the thief.

It is not known if arrests were made. No report appears to have been filed.

Well done, officers!

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