ROUGH MORNING: Woman Robbed At Gunpoint On Southport

A woman was robbed at gunpoint around 4:30 this morning near Southport and Roscoe in nearby Lake View. The victim called 911 from a Starbucks and told police that the offender brandished a silver revolver, took her property, then fled westbound on Roscoe.

The offender—described only as a black man with braids—took the woman’s yellow bag containing her wallet, keys, and various documents.

Recorded as an aggravated robbery with a handgun in CPD case HX335972.

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