Two Charged With Mugging Woman In Boystown Tuesday

Thompson (L) and Washington. (Cook Co. Sheriff”s Office)

Two men are facing robbery charges after a 23-year-old woman was beaten and robbed in Boystown this week.

26-year-old Steven L. Thompson of Joliet is charged with one felony count of robbery in connection with the incident, which was reported at 11:55PM Tuesday in the 800 block of West Buckingham.

23-year-old Sadarian Washington of the Chatham neighborhood is charged with robbery, aggravated battery to a police officer and criminal damage to property.

Police say Thompson attacked the woman while Washington wrestled her purse away.

Washington resisted arrest and damaged a police vehicle, according to a statement issued by the police department.

Bail for Thompson is set at $750,000. Washington’s bail information was not immediately available.

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