Police chief, in town for convention, falls victim to thief in River North

The thief struck as the visiting law enforcement leader dined at P.F. Chang’s, a source said. | Google

The head of a police agency in Virginia lost her wallet to a thief while she dined at a River North restaurant on Friday evening. The woman is visiting Chicago to attend the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) convention.

A CPD spokesperson confirmed that someone stole a 55-year-old woman’s belongings on the 500 block of North Wabash. A source told CWBChicago the thief stole the woman’s property as she dined at P. F. Chang’s, 530 North Wabash, around 6:30 p.m.

The thief went on to use the woman’s credit cards at various locations in the downtown area before the victim realized what happened.

IACP members began their convention at McCormick Place today. The event runs through Tuesday and will feature a keynote speech by President Donald Trump on Monday.

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