RUNTS RUIN RESIDENT’S RUN: 5 Chase, Attempt To Rob Jogger on Broadway, Victim Says

A group of five “young” men chased after and attempted to rob a jogger on Broadway at 4:45 this morning.

Officers made contact with the victim at Broadway and Patterson, a block north of Addison. A search of the area was unsuccessful in finding the offenders.

The would-be robbers are described as four black males and one Hispanic male, all “very skinny” and possibly in their late teens. They were seen wearing black sweatshirts and khaki pants. They were last seen going westbound on Addison from Broadway.

Case number HW506364.

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