BEATEN ON HALSTED: 2 Offenders Elude Officers

Two men are being sought for beating a victim on the street near Sidetrack bar, 3349 N. Halsted, at 10:40 last night.

Officers engaged at least one of the men in a foot pursuit eastbound on Buckingham from Halsted, but the offender was lost at Broadway.

The victim was transported to Illinois Masonic Medical Center via ambulance as a precautionary move for what appeared to be minor injuries, according to an officer.

The two suspects are described as:

1- male, Hispanic, early 30’s, wearing a dark shirt, shorts of unknown color, with plaid boxers hanging out.

2-male, Hispanic, with a beard, early 30’s, 5’7″ tall, wearing a black t-shirt, tan shorts, and glasses.

The battery is recorded in Chicago Police Department case #HW438053.

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