STUPOR MARKET: Man Battered, Chased Into Jewel-Osco; 1 Arrest

Police were called to the Jewel-Osco on Broadway near Addison at 8:30 Tuesday night after witnesses reported that “a bunch of gangbangers” battered a man and chased him into the store. The “gangbangers” were said to be waiting outside for their victim to come back out.

When police arrived, the offenders were gone, but the victim was still on-hand. He toured the area with an officer, concentrating on the area near the Night Ministry’s outreach service site at Belmont and Halsted.

The offenders were described as:

1) female, black, 5’9″ tall, dressed in all black

 2) male, black, 5’8″ tall, wearing blue jeans and a black shirt.

One offender was located and positively identified outside of the condominium complex at 3232 N. Halsted around 9pm.

He has been taken into custody for battery as recorded in CPD case #HW512499.

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