STUNRISE: Commuter Punched, Robbed Near Trader Joe’s This Morning

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.

Image: Yelp
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