CA$HED: Victim Loses Hundreds In Wrigleyville Robbery

Hit from behind and robbed. That’s how one man’s night in Wrigleyville wrapped up this morning.
The victim told two police supervisors that he lost $500 to $600 cash in the strong arm robbery that unfolded behind Goose Island Brewery, 3535 N. Clark, around 3 a.m.
The offender, who is described only as a man in a black coat, fled in an unknown direction. 
Chicago Police Department case number HX136164.

Other Weekend Notes

7:54PM Friday: Witness reports men in the alley around Cornelia/Sheffield/Newport breaking into cars.  Offenders are described as 3 males, black, 25 to 29 years old. One with short dreads, one in a black coat, one in a gray coat. Officers don’t find the offenders, but they do spot at least one car with broken glass.
8:18PM Friday: Officers on patrol stop a woman at Buckingham and Clark. The 39-year-old is currently on parole after serving 18 months of a 3-year sentence for her role in a major Uptown drug ring that police dismantled in 2011. Prior to that, she received a 3-year sentence for robbery. She is released after police determine that, as far as they can tell (and contrary to the woman’s own belief) she is not currently wanted.
11:25PM Saturday: Multiple arrest outside of Exedus II, 3477 N. Clark
12:54AM Sunday: A couple of calls come in from Progress Bar, 3359 N. Halsted. A man is missing some teeth after being punched in the face. An ambulance is dispatched. Case HX136106.
2:06AM Sunday: Fight near Rebel Bar & Grill, 3462 N. Clark
2:41AM Sunday: Fight in front of Exedus II
2:53AM Sunday: Fight inside of Red Ivy, 3525 N. Clark
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