An attacker who approached a woman and asked for a cigarette suddenly pushed her to the ground and took her purse at Southport and Barry this morning. The woman’s black and brown purse contained her wallet, keys, and iPhone.
The offender was last seen fleeing in a sports car eastbound on Nelson Street at 5:00 AM. He is described as male, white or Hispanic, 6-feet tall, with short black hair and some facial hair. He was wearing black track pants.
Chicago Police Department case #HW489785