DAYTIME ROBBERIES: Two Victims Struck In Broad Daylight; Laundry Room Break-Ins Continue

New information released by the Chicago Police Department today reveals two daylight robberies took place in the Wrigleyville and Boystown area last Friday, September 5.

In the first incident, a victim was strong arm robbed on the sidewalk near Barry and Halsted around 11:15AM. No weapon was used. Case HX417419.

Less than two hours later, another victim was robbed on the sidewalk near Grace and Wilton. Again, no weapon was used in the attack, which took place around 1PM. Case HX417003.

No further details are immediately available on the robberies.

Money Laundering

A CWB reader dropped us a line with an all-to-familiar story this week. His accompanying picture speaks for itself.

This incident took place in the 700 block of Waveland late Sunday night.

Laundry room break-ins are a popular form of income among a certain demographic. The usual warnings about not allowing unknown persons into your building and ensuring that all doors secure properly still apply.

Email us. Facebook us. Twitter us.
About CWBChicago 4274 Articles
CWBChicago was created in 2013 by five residents of Wrigleyville and Boystown who had grown disheartened with inaccurate information that was being provided at local Community Policing (CAPS) meetings. Our coverage area has expanded since then to cover Lincoln Park, River North, The Loop, Uptown, and other North Side Areas. But our mission remains unchanged: To provide original public safety reporting with better context and greater detail than mainstream media outlets. Our editorial email address is