Convicted Boystown Robbery Offender Gets Arrested Again

A neighborhood pest is in custody, accused of punching a woman in the face and taking her friend’s cellphone near the Addison Red Line station on Tuesday.

Scurlock | Chicago Police Dept

39-year-old Kendricks Scurlock of the 800 block of West Grace is accused of attacking the victims around 5 p.m. and then running through an alley that runs parallel to the L tracks.

Cops found him standing on the corner of Wilton and Waveland with the victim’s iPhone moments later, police said.

He is charged with theft and battery. A judge set bail at $50,000.

Scurlock served time for a 2011 robbery in the 3300 block of North Halsted.

He has been arrested ten times since getting out of prison.

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