BOYSTOWN: Bar Goer Mugged On Halsted Monday Evening

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A man walked into the 19th district police station at 5:30 Monday evening to report that he had just been robbed in the 3600 block of Halsted outside the Center on Halsted/Whole Foods building.

The victim told police that he was walking down Halsted after leaving the nearby Cell Block bar when he was mugged by an offender who went through his pockets, took $300, and fled in an unknown direction.

Offender description: Male, black, 25-30 years old, 6-feet tall, 160 pounds, wearing a gray sweater and blue pants.

Logged as a strong-arm robbery with case number HX551800.

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