BREAKING: Two Beatings, Robberies In Past 20 Minutes

UPDATE 3:29PM: Offenders are believed to be in custody. Full report coming on CWB.

BREAKING: 2 robberies in the past 20 minutes on the north end of the neighborhood.

Both victims were approached on the street by a group of approximately 6 offenders, believed to be black males in their early 20s.  One female may be mixed in.

Both victims were beaten and robbed.

#1 near Irving Park and Lake Shore Drive
#2 near Irving Park and Kenmore


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