#62: Senior Citizen Mugged In Broad Daylight Saturday

Wrigleyville and Boystown recorded their 62nd robbery of the year this afternoon as a senior citizen got mugged in broad daylight at Addison and Lake Shore Drive around 12:20PM.

No one is in custody.

The victim told police that the robber wrestled away control of her purse near a CTA bus stop and then ran into a nearby tunnel that leads to the lakefront.

Police said the offender is a black man who stands about 5’6” tall. He wore a black hoodie with black pants.

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