OUTNUMBERED: Three Robbed, Battered Overnight

As if having two people shot and another stabbed in the neighborhood overnight wasn’t bad enough, at least three people found themselves getting robbed on the streets of Wrigleyville and Boystown, too.  CWB expects that local police beat 1924 will once again become Chicago’s #1 beat for robberies this year—possibly as soon as tomorrow.

The locations of this morning’s known robberies
in Wrigleyville and Boystown.

This morning’s attacks:

• A man was jumped by a group of five offenders and robbed of is iPhone 4 near Addison and Lakewood around 2AM. The victim reported that the offenders—all black men, one of whom wore a red hoodie—fled westbound on Addison after the crime. CPD case HX333086.

• Another victim was strong-arm robbed at the iconic corner of Roscoe and Halsted at 3:20AM. The victim lost his iPhone to an offender who is described as male, black, 6-feet tall, wearing blue jeans, white shoes, a black hat with a design, and a red jacket that has leather patches.  CPD case HX333144

• Also overnight, a Wrigleyville bartender was jumped and robbed near Clark and Newport. Three offenders attacked the man and took his camel Woodland wallet, which contained various credit cards and ID. The robbers, described as black males in their late teens or early 20’s, fled westbound on Cornelia. One was about 6′ tall, 180 pounds, with dreadlocks. He wore blue jeans and a black shirt. Another suspect is 6-feet tall, 180 pounds, with dark eyes. He wore an orange sweatshirt. CPD case HX333153.

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