This is no way to start the day.
A masked offender punched a woman in the mouth with an unknown weapon and robbed her near Trader Joe’s as she walked to catch a bus around 5:20 this morning.
The offender southbound on Orchard from Diversey with the woman’s tote bag—white with a green logo—which contained her cell phone and about $50 cash.
She describes her attacker as male, possibly Hispanic, 5’7″ tall, wearing a gray fleece and a black mask.
Recorded as an armed robbery with a dangerous weapon in CPD case #HX149408.